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Tag Archives: awareness
(Issue #635) The Ugliest House in America?
We stumble from room to room looking for bright spots. Making do. Or perhaps we recognize we need to change. ~~~~ This piece came to me from two disparate sources. One from a Henry David Thoreau quote. The other by … Continue reading
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(Issue #634) Snow White and Her 8th Protege?
May you find peace in the new year and a distraction-free zone to catch your breath. ~~~~ (If Snow White brought on an 8th protégé, what would his or her name be? Read on for one possibility.) Hi. I’m Distracted. … Continue reading
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(Issue #631) Impatience: Virtuous or Narcissistic?
“I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my way in the end.”~attributed to Margaret Thatcher~ Impatience. Does it—impatience—reflect our times? An internet search immediately brings up thousands of choices on our screen. We can get overnight delivery, listen now to … Continue reading
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(Issue #629) Flibbertigibbet Is My Name. Jabberwocky Is My Game.
May each of us help turn collective monologues into authentic dialoguesin which all in the room have a chance to be heard, understood, and questioned. ~~~~ “Hey, Sam. How are you doing?” “I’ve been better, Jim. Just found out I … Continue reading
Posted in collective monolgues, Community, conversation Tagged awareness, collaboration, collective monologues, communication, community, conversation, resilience 2 Comments
(Issue #628) The Story of the Fire
Right or wrong, never knowing what might happen,she was on high alert most of the time. ~~~~~ As I remember, I was about six or seven years old. We lived in a second-floor flat. Mom had to go pickup Dad … Continue reading
Posted in Anxiety, Appreciation, awareness, parental guidance, parenting, present-mindedness Tagged awareness, growth, resilience 4 Comments
(Issue #627) Beginning-Ending-Beginning
Doing it just to do it so you can say you did it and continue to do it is not the reason to do it ~~~~~ Beginning Twelve years ago today (the last Sunday of May 2010), with a bit … Continue reading
Posted in Gratitude Tagged awareness, change, gratitude, growth, motivation, resilience 2 Comments
(Issue #624) NOW is My Time (reprise)
When I spend time in the past and in the future, I miss the present. I miss what is with me—and will soon become the past. ~~~~~ [NOTE ABOUT THIS POST: Excerpted from my blog post of November 24, 2013. … Continue reading
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(Issue #622) A Functioning Community is More than a Zip Code
Consider your community’s assets and needs. Consider the interlocking nature of the people, place, and purpose your community attempts to serve. ~~~~~ A community may be viewed as a point on the map—yet it is more than just a place … Continue reading
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