Living with Intention

For the past three weeks, I’ve been participating in Mike Dooley’s 21 Day Visualization Project. The daily meditation assignments take a little over 6 minutes. I usually listen to them twice because they feel so good. That 15 minutes is usually my very favorite part of the day! Today is Day 20.  My assignment was…

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Trust

Today, my two beautiful daughters are graduating from high school in one of the most unusual periods in modern history. Both girls attended their senior year online, so they weren’t expecting a formal in-person graduation with their classmates. However, they had been eagerly anticipating a big graduation party with karaoke, friends by a bonfire, lots…

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The Path to Peace

I had a pet. It was actually not so much a pet as a dangerous and destructive rodent. It lived in my chest. It fed on self-righteous indignation. Sometimes it had a voracious appetite, other times I hardly knew it was there. I tried to ignore it, hoping it would go away. Just when I…

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Mother

Mother. It’s hard to imagine a word in the human language that evokes a more diverse collection of emotions. That collection of emotions is deeply individual. No impetus in the human experience is more profound or formative than that of “mother”.  When I was a child, my mother was fiercely devoted to fostering independence. When…

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Are You a Pond or a River?

A few days ago, I was listening to an audio book called “Meant for More” by Lisa Sasevich. Lisa is a business coach who teaches clients to develop their irresistible offer. Her methods yield high sales conversion rates through heart-centered marketing messages. Like many business coaches, Lisa encourages her clients to give back to the…

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Enjoying the Journey

There’s a familiar quote: “Life is about the journey, not the destination.”  That concept is so sweet in theory and so very sticky in practice. Let’s face it. When we identify something we want, it’s hard to wait for it to show up.  When money is tight, it’s difficult to enjoy a journey fraught with…

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