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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I’ve been catching up on decades of movies via a free trial of Amazon Prime.  Last night, I watched  You’ve Got Mail with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. The movie was released in 1998. I miss the 90’s, especially the clothes.  People wore practical, comfortable clothes, before cleavage and visible bra straps were in style.…

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I’ve shifted my mindset from one of scarcity to one of abundance. No, I didn’t blindly repeat a mantra about how the Universe is loving and abundant.  Nor did I go to the bank and get a $100 bill to carry around in my wallet. And I didn’t watch a video of an Internet sensation…

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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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Remember the bumper stickers: “I’d rather be fishing” or “I’d rather be sailing”?  I’d rather be…living a bigger story. Photo by NASA Goddard Photo and Video So much of my life has been spent finding answers, “figuring it out”, whatever “it” is.  But living a bigger story means being part of a mystery and not…

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