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Nothing is more reliable, more constant than change. Okay.  That’s not really news.  But moving beyond the familiar conversation about how fast things keep changing, we each find that what we’re truly confronting is a changed reality.  A changed what?  … Continue reading

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I remember as a teenager voicing to Mama my frustration when my siblings or cousins would do things I thought were wrong.  Things that maybe I had been scolded for.  Or things that I couldn’t do because Mama thought it … Continue reading

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When we launch into adulthood, we have many expectations.  We envision the work we’ll do, the home and car we will have, the places we want to see and experience.  There is a seemingly endless list of possibilities to explore.  … Continue reading

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“It is really wonderful how much resilience there is in human nature. Let any obstructing cause, no matter what, be removed in any way, even by death, and we fly back to first principles of hope and enjoyment.” —Bram Stoker, Dracula, 1897 People … Continue reading

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“If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.”- BRUCE LEE I’m learning that age brings focus to the lens of time.  What used to drift across the horizon of life as an … Continue reading

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Everything is faster now.  In fact, we keep redefining what fast…what speed…really means.  For transportation, for communication, for business, for learning, for life! Remember the drive to Holland before M-6 and I-196?  A longer drive on slower (50 mph) roads. … Continue reading

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I love the many old adages that my mother, Tudy, often quoted in conversation.  As a child, I was not amused by them.  Often they sounded flip or dismissive.  But as life has rolled along, I’ve found many of them … Continue reading

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“THIS IS A BLANK PIECE OF PAPER, on which can be written anything. This is both the joy and the terror of writing, the source of possibility but yet also the infamous ‘curse of the blank page’ of which writers … Continue reading

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This end of the year blog is sent with thanks for all that you have given this past year and for all that you do every day to inspire me and make my life more meaningful.  I first shared the … Continue reading

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Developing a sense of gratitude is very self-nurturing.  As we remind ourselves of all we have to be thankful for, we realize that it is difficult to stay anxious in any way while in the space of gratitude.  A gratitude … Continue reading