Hello, My Beautiful Heart

Today is Valentine’s Day, a day when we focus attention on those we love. I woke up this morning tuning into my heart and felt the love…for my heart.   Hello My Beautiful Heart, Thank you for sweet sadness and weeping, while listening to a podcast about loss and grief during yesterday’s walk. Thank you…

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Unbearably Beautiful

Recently, I ran across this quote from author Susan Cain, talking about what inspires her: “One of the most inspiring things is other writers who create something almost unbearably beautiful.” The phrase, “unbearably beautiful” touched something inside of me. I find many things beautiful. The bluest of blue skies in the middle of August in…

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Not Getting What We Want

While reading the book, Seven Thousand Ways to Listen by Mark Nepo, I came across a chapter titled, “Not Getting What We Want”. An internal dialogue ensued. Me: Oh my, I need to read this.  Book:  “We are taught early on that to have an ambition and to work toward it is how we contribute to the…

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A Lifetime of Stories

Each of us has wonderful stories inside of us, waiting to be told.  The older you are, the more stories you have.  The shame is that many of these stories will never be heard, their power to connect human beings and teach important lessons made impotent.   Recently, my brother called me to ask for…

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Five Things I Wish I Had Known Ten Years Ago

Like the old saying goes, “Hindsight is 20/20”. Here are 5 things I wish someone had told me 10 years ago: Success is an inside job. No matter how you define success, it starts with your mindset.  Why?  Because the most insidious limitations are the ones we put on ourselves.  The way you view the world…

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