Monthly Archives: October 2016

You Matter & Someone Loves You

you-matter-you-are-lovedSometimes we find ourselves questioning the meaning of life. We wonder what our true purpose is. We ask questions like, why is life so hard, why is there so much suffering, and what am I really here for? Sometimes we even ask the question, why am I alive?

I just learned of the death and apparent suicide of a beautiful woman. She was someone who had a family and friends who cared about her and loved her. She had so much to look forward to… and apparently, she didn’t see it that way. Or perhaps she forgot that she … Read More

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The Nuance of Second Chances

through discipline comes freedom - ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle quote printed on grunge vintage cardboard

through discipline comes freedom – ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle quote printed on grunge vintage cardboard

A couple weeks ago I wrote an article about second chances, because I really do believe we all deserve them. And then I got to thinking that there’s another important piece to this that I didn’t mention.

Sure, when we’re too hard on ourselves, critical of our lack of progress, or forget to acknowledge how far we’ve come, we’re doing ourselves a great disservice. We are magical beings with multi-faceted personalities and life experiences – each of them more valuable than the next in creating … Read More

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