Monthly Archives: June, 2011

Aging

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. Betty Friedan   We seem to spend so much time worrying about something that is happening by the second whether we want it to or not; namely that we are aging. With every breath I take I am one breath older than …

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My Private Sanctuary

Nearly twenty three years ago, as I journeyed into my recovery from alcoholism it was suggested that I learn to meditate. I said ok and realized that I had no clue how to quiet myself down so that I would be able to. All the voices in my head were screaming at varying decibels and …

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Stopping Terrorism

Everybody’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s a really easy way: stop participating in it. Noam Chomsky   I doubt I would be too far out on a limb if I suggested and even stated that we lived in a violent and angry world filled with acts of terror. I am not just referring to …

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Success

A pedestal is as much a prison as any small, confined space.Gloria Steinem   We spend our lives chasing that brass ring called success and often when we achieve whatever we have defined as success, we ask, is that all there is? It doesn’t matter what “it” is, we are frequently disappointed with what we …

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Loving Myself

Please complete each sentence as you journey inward: 1. I am ____________________________________ 2. I love ___________________________________ 3. I will ___________________________________ 4. I feel ___________________________________ 5. I hope for _______________________________ 6. I believe in ______________________________ 7. I won’t __________________________________ 8. I know I can _____________________________ 9. I fear ___________________________________ 10. I value _________________________________ 11. Today I …

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