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Positivity

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Sensitive Soul

Last night my eldest daughter shuffled into my room, just after I’d drifted off into a deep sleep. I sensed her presence, even before I awoke, and then stirred when her “Mommy?” pricked through the quiet. At the respectable age of eleven, Laura reserves ‘Mommy’ for those times of special need, usually in the ink of night. “Something’s not right,”…

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Refusing to Be Defeated (by Hatred)

This morning dawns windy and wet. My head is in a cloud even though the air is moving with sharply purposeful energy. I can’t keep up with the energy. It flings the wind chimes in the backyard into frantic music. It fells tree limbs. It litters leaves like garbage on the lawn. The wind’s energy is beyond my understanding. The…

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Passions

Settling into Gratitude

The kids aren’t up yet. I have to get my shower and get ready for our trip out to Ohio to have dinner with my dad, his girlfriend, and her family. But right now, I’m enjoying this moment. Gratitude. On this Thanksgiving day, it’s the buzz word. But what does it really mean? I’m thankful today but forget about being…

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3 Simple Ways to Burn Your Negativity

Feeling negative is human. But remember that thoughts are food we give our psyche. When we ingest a steady diet of negativity, in the form of bitterness, anger, jealousy, guilt, regret, hatred, sadness, and fear, we reap negative rewards. Looping negative thoughts makes our minds every bit as sick as eating junk food makes our bodies sick. I will admit…

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