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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The Important Part

"The object isn't to make art, it's to be in that wonderful state which makes art inevitable." ~Robert Henri
We think that creating something new is hard and convince ourselves to never begin because it’s hard. But, just like Amazon and their suppliers, the hard part is not the important part.

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Say Goodbye – Say Hello

This post comes about because a colleague of mine, Lois Hart, sent her new book to me. I thought you might like to see how relevant it was for me and how you could use it too.

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Unplug and Recharge

Be kinder to yourself. And then let your kindness flood the world. ~Pema Chodron

My sister decided to leave town for a few days. 

She planned to rent a hotel room, soak in the sun by the pool and read a book.  Or several books.  Her workplace was closing for the July 4 holiday and there was nothing else pressing on her agenda, so why not?

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Not my monkey – Not my zoo

monkey looking into a mirror: Anytime you think the problem is "out there" that thought is the problem. Stephen Covey

I don’t remember where I picked up that phrase, nor who coined it.  It’s probably the punchline to a tired old joke.

But I can tell you, it is one handy way to help you recognize your boundaries.

I remember a former co-worker of mine.  I’ll call her Mary.  She is a loving mother and grandmother.  Her son is a pretty good guy, but he married

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When it finally comes together

It was Saturday. Just this past Saturday to be exact. The rain was pounding outdoors and the errands I needed to run were not

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