Words I Would Say To Don

The loss of someone will always be with you. You learn to deal with it eventually, but the grief comes up at the most unexpected times even years later. It may be while you are riding in a car and a song comes on that makes you remember that person. Or when you are watching […]

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Ordinary Moments Are Our Spiritual Practice

In his book, The Four Purposes of Life, Dan Millman says “True spiritual practice is not separate from our daily life but rather its very substance.” When we realize that life happens in ordinary moments, then we are not searching for the extraordinary. Instead we are enjoying each moment like it is a scared gift […]

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Tom Petty and Heartbroken

Tom Petty was one of my all-time favorite musicians. His music always touched my soul. The news of Tom’s death was a complete shock. I was very lucky to have seen him 3 times in the last month. At all the shows, he and his band, The Heartbreakers, were having so much fun on stage! […]

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How You Do Something Matters More Than What You Do

In his book The Four Purposes of Life – Finding Meaning and Direction in a Changing World, Dan Millman writes about satisfying work. His view on the subject can be applied to a paid job, volunteer work, doing something you are passionate about like painting or hiking, raising a family, mowing the lawn or anything […]

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My Daughter’s First Music Video – Blinding!

Just wanted to share my daughter’s first music video and the lyrics to her song, Blinding. I think she is brilliant!!! “Jumping out the plane, free falling Don’t know where I’m going Living in the present, appalling Think I may have just found my calling Make it good, make it crazy Live full out and […]

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What Makes A Person A Light To Others?

What makes a person a light to others? Having an open heart and sharing your gifts with the world. This light was my mother-in-law, Violet. As soon as she saw you, her face would light up! Violet would stop what she was doing and welcome you into her home with a warm hug. When you […]

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Drink Your Daily Coffee!

Do you need a cup or two of coffee to get you going in the morning? Many times I do! And with all the conflicting information about whether coffee is good or bad for you, you may wonder what to do. Now you can relax, take a breath and enjoy your daily cup of joe! Turns […]

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Be Present

Many times throughout our day we are not living in the present. We are thinking of some past event we would like to change or a possible future we want or don’t want to happen. When we “live” in the past or the future, we create unnecessary anxiety, stress or worry for ourselves. And maybe […]

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