Month: July 2018

Jumping the fence

When we were little kids an obstacle was no problem, we simply jumped over the fence, or gate or sleeping dog.  As we added years to our count, for some reason we begin to forget that an obstacle is not a roadblock if we are committed to moving forward. Discernment I try to view an obstacle as …

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Feed the children

To feed the children does not simply mean to give them physical food.  Food, while obviously essential, is only the first step in supporting children.  A child who is provided nourishment but deprived of human touch, love, attention and emotional support withers on the vine. Be aware Be aware of your words to and around …

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Build a new model

Are your frustrated with the way your life is going?  Do you feel like everyday is Groundhog Day, and like Bill Murray, nothing ever really changes?  Same old job, same old car, same old friends?  Simply put, the issue is not with your job, or your friends, or your car, the issue is within you, …

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Rising above it all

Let’s face it, once in a while we all lose control of our emotions.  We all lose control of that wonderfully evolved person we have become.  It doesn’t matter how much work we have done to love everyone (from near, or perhaps far) the stuff of life sometimes just creeps up on us.  But there …

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The intelligence of the heart

What does your heart say?  This is the most simple way to help yourself through any question that might arise.  The trick is we often confuse what our ego is saying, what we think others want us to do and our fears for what our heart is saying. Cutting through the chatter. I am a …

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Patriotism

As we approach the celebration of America’s 242nd birthday we will be hearing a lot about the word Patriotism.  I think this is a wonderful time to ask what Patriotism is.  Is it blind obedience to whatever government is in power at the time?  I don’t think so.  Does being a Patriot require us to …

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