Category Archives: hope

(#420) Trust As A Core Value


Everyone has a story and our job is to listen. A few decades years after the Civil War, Clara White, a former slave, saw a need and took action in her Jacksonville, Florida neighborhood.  Some of her neighbors did not … Continue reading

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(#339) Learning From The Low Vibrations


At times, we find ourselves caught up in the low-vibrations of negativity and defeatism. Draw on the strength within, around, and above. Nine words. As I read my editor’s comments and reread my entire manuscript, nine of my words jumped … Continue reading

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(#335) Politics, Anxiety And A Few Coping Strategies


How and with whom can you share love and goodness this week? In a recent survey by the American Psychological Association 52% of respondents identified the 2016 presidential election as “a very or somewhat significant source of stress” in their lives.  … Continue reading

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(#328) Waiting For A Life Guard?


What have you been fearful of leaping into—but would really like to experience? What are you curious about doing or exploring? As I type this week’s blog post, Hurricane Hermine is about to make a Florida landfall.  Beaches and residents … Continue reading

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(#262) Resilience: What’s Your Story?


What autobiography  have you created? Time for a revision? This month’s Time magazine (June 1, 2015) hit harmonious chords about actions that can create disharmonious life situations.  In “The Science of Bouncing Back” Mandy Oaklander explores strategies for resilience. Citing … Continue reading

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(#259) Is “Hope” a Meaningless Sentiment?


Is hope just a word that will soon be washed away by an incoming tide? Or does it send a message of resilience? What is the worth of “hope”?  As in, “don’t lose hope.”  Or, “I hope tomorrow is better than … Continue reading

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