Category Archives: Family

Satisficing: It’s a Choice

“Which is worth more, a crowd of thousands, or your own genuine solitude? Freedom, or power over an entire nation? A little while alone in your room will prove more valuable than anything else that could ever be given you.”     … Continue reading

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Re-Post: Learning to Live with Shame

In over 18 months of blogging, this is a first for me. I have a new blog written for today, but I feel strongly that I need to re-blog the following article which I wrote and posted  a few months ago. I’m … Continue reading

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If I Could Change the World

In the middle of a conversation the other day, I was asked to contemplate the following question: If I had the means and the power to change anything in the world, what five things would I change? My first thought … Continue reading

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A Pilgrim’s Progress: Finding What’s Under the Anger

 I received numerous responses last week from those who related to my blog about anger. It seems there are many who are dealing with the same issues, and just as many who are not, because they don’t know how. I’ve continued … Continue reading

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My Sleeping Giant is Awakening

I posted a blog a few days ago about the sleeping giant within. I gave it permission to surface so I could look it in the face and call it by name. I did not know what it was, but … Continue reading

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Saying Good-Bye to Sheba

Sadly, I’m going to have my cat, Sheba, put to sleep later this morning. I am not sure how I will get up and walk out of that veterinarian office without her, but somehow I will find the grace to do … Continue reading

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      My older son, who is my second child, turned fifty yesterday. I cannot attend his weekend birthday celebration, but I did spend time on the phone with him last night. Feeling nostalgic, I spent part of yesterday afternoon looking … Continue reading

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