Category Archives: Personal Growth

Beyond the Doorway

I  received a great gift from a friend for my birthday last year.  It’s a book by Mark Nepo of inspirational stories and musings that often touch me or get me thinking on any given day.   Today’s reading is … Continue reading

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Co-Dependent…Still No More

It has baffled me.  This past year, I watched some of my dearest friends go through tough times and I wondered, why do some of us face our greatest fears and are forced to work through them, often in public … Continue reading

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The Deep End of the Ocean

Give me a life problem and I will find a metaphor or way to visualize it. I would like to reiterate at this time, that my friends are amazingly patient:) Perhaps it’s the approach of summer, but lately my life … Continue reading

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Thank you, I accept

I visualize things when I want to really drive home a point to myself or others.  When I think about what it looks like to surrender and accept a situation, I imagine my hands as they are open and lifted. … Continue reading

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40-ish

So here I am, tomorrow I am finally at the age that I have been describing my life to be for some time now…. the middle place. Rather than drudge up the meanings of all this at the moment, let’s explore … Continue reading

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The Measure of Time

The measure of time happens naturally around the holidays. “When you were this age, you would….” “Do you remember the year when…..” It seems like a natural, for better or worse, time to reflect and reminisce. You leave your present … Continue reading

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Good Grief

Ten years ago today, I went on a hike with the love of my life, while my baby girl was tucked safely away at a campsite at the water’s edge of Lake Powell.  When we learned of the day’s tragic … Continue reading

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When A Poem Moves You

Everyone knows I love a good quote.  Sometimes though, a poem will stand out as something that provokes me to be still for a moment and take in the intention. Lately? Of course, Lesser’s recommendation to those that are interested … Continue reading

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The Art of Letting Go

I have reached the section of Elizabeth Lesser’s book about death, so hang in with me because there is much to write about. I agree that the great human fear is death. Sometimes more than a physical death, many of … Continue reading

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Sisterhood

I was not given a sister as a sibling in this life, yet I have still been blessed with many of them.  Once upon a time as a child, for whatever reason, I did not trust my fellow female species. … Continue reading

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