Be the verb

This past week, my church had a Grand Opening. We moved from our tiny, cramped out-of-the-way location to a larger space on a busy street. Talk about exciting!

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Sometimes we don’t get to choose

When crisis unravels the story, there's an opening for something hew. Charles Eisenstein
Sometimes we don’t get to choose.  Tragedy can and does strike. Sometimes life hands us a gorgeous bouquet that has a razor-sharp knife hidden inside.  Warning signs are almost always ignored because we’re looking at the pretty flowers, at the surface only.  That’s life’s way of inviting you to walk in a different direction now. No matter what circumstances befall us, we get to learn our life lesson.  Whether we want to or not.  And like those staunch soldiers of the realm, we hang on to what was past by tooth and nail, resisting every evidence of ...

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Give Yourself a Gold Star!

calendar with gold stars
Welcome to a new year!  This is the time we resolve to improve ourselves by starting something new or stopping something that no longer works (or never did, actually). I spent a lot of time in December reviewing the successes and challenges of 2017 and came to the conclusion

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The Four Indignities of the Cat and How You’re Already Provided for

Leap and the net will appear. Julia Cameron
This past week has been pretty rough in my household. My big ol’ sweetiepie long-haired kittycat, Mr. Monkeyshine, developed a cough, then endured Indignity #1: A trip to the vet. Thank goodness we had his favorite blanket along. What a good boy. The antibiotics over the next week created their own problem, even with the probiotics sprinkled on his food. You see, Mr. Monkeyshine has a fluffy butt like a Corgi. Fluff + diarrhea = a very bad combination; I really do not recommend it at all. Walking around with a stinky lump attached to his butt was Indignity #2. Yikes! It was way bigger than any matting I had ever dealt with. I needed help. Did I mention

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Money Games that Invite Abundance

Any time you think the problem is out there, that thought is the problem, Steven Covey
There was such a great response from the post last week on how to generate positive thoughts; I thought I’d expand on it a little. Seems our biggest negative thoughts often occur around money. Here are a few

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Look for the Best

Years ago I worked with a man who could never see things my way. Once in a meeting I tried to explain how adding false data to our database would give us crappy results. Garbage in – garbage out. He said,

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