Gratitude is not ignorance

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Have you ever had someone tell you that in seeing the good side of things, you are actually ignoring what is really there? That you’re pretending, burying your head in the sand, sticking your fingers in your ears?

You’re not.

Here’s what you are doing: Read More

One simple action, SO much abundance!

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I recently discovered a simple, new way to start my day that it is making a huge positive difference in my life. I absolutely recommend it to anyone. And everyone!

It takes five seconds. You don’t even have to get out of bed first. In fact, it’s actually important that you don’t!

For a radical re-shift toward daily ease and joy, try this miraculously simple gratitude action: Read More

Radiance

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Photo by Wendy Snobl

Just as a bitterly cold winter day delivers sun dogs,

There is beauty within that which seems bleak.

You. Are. Radiant.

Made of diamond dust

And sun star light.

all shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of thing shall be well.

Life, Itself

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I watched a movie the other day called “Life, Itself.” At one point a character in it had an Aha moment about story writing and life:

  • Our lives are our stories, and become told as we live them out.
  • The narrator tells our story. Due to varying perceptions, both between and within individuals, the idea is made that we all are an Unreliable Narrator .
  • Life unfolds and occasionally throws us curve balls.
  • Life itself is actually the unreliable narrator.

To get the details better, go watch the movie. My point here is that I was really struck with how, basically, shit can happen no matter how you are otherwise writing your story. I mean the knock-your-world-off-its-axis-there-is-no-going-back kind. Except that perceived another way, it is possible that it could actually end up to be an unforeseen, potentially beautiful memoir.

And then… shit happened. Read More

Your Experience Is Your Own. The Other Person Has Their Own, Too. Here’s How Both Thrive:

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I will not attempt to control another’s experience.

I got to live this the other day, and I tell you, I am having a completely different and much more elevated experience of relationship. If you have ever questioned your long-term compatibility with your spouse, a friend, or even your children, then read on. Read More

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