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Hiccups, Snags, and Whoopses

OOPSwhoops, I did it again. What’s the deal with me hurting myself lately? First my back, and now my shoulder. What the heck? Is this a sign that I need to rest? Do I need to contemplate something? Is there a message here for me?

I have to admit I believe that all “co-incidents” are here for some higher purpose, some divine reason, and to teach us a lesson. I sure do want to learn the lesson that is here for me now. Bring it on!

And so this got me to thinking about how the unexpected happens to … Read More

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Going with the Flow Ain’t Always Easy

Go with the Flow

Go with the Flow

I’m writing this later than usual because I have been consumed the past two weeks with the care of my mom. She had a pretty nasty car accident and besides being banged up physically, she was badly shaken. Sometimes the emotional impact is greater than the physical in situations like this, and I’m so grateful and happy that I could be here for her during the healing process. I’m happy to report that two weeks later, she’s progressing nicely; sleeping more soundly, getting comfortable, and she has a really good prognosis. She seems more and more … Read More

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Hiccups, Snags, and Whoopses


Higgups, snags and whoopses. Flexibility is my friend.

Sure, it’s great to have a goal and a plan, and to take appropriate action steps towards it. In fact, I don’t know a better way to do it. It provides me with a sense of ease and calm to know the direction I’m headed in, why I’m headed that way, and how I’ll get there.

But life is full of unexpected occurrences.

So, I’ve learned to make my plans and still expect the unexpected. Don’t get me wrong; I don’t plan for the unexpected or have a Plan B like lots Read More

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Bending Without Breaking

Knowing when to be flexible and when to stay firm is a mainstay of successful and happy people. There are times when it is in your best interest to stick to your guns and not budge an inch. These are times when your integrity, character and basic truth are in play. Other times, being able to bend the rules or accept a change in plans may be the smartest and easiest move for everyone concerned. These are times when you realize that “the best laid plans” may get in the way of what is most important. Sometimes, it is the … Read More

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