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Trumped Up!

Like a lot of people I tend to avoid confrontation. I was raised not to talk back or speak my mind if it might upset people. I was a “good girl.” As I age however, I find it less and

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Good Grief

For the past few months I have been taking a class on Grief Recovery. At my age I have lost several key loved ones from my life and thus have had my fair share of grieving opportunities. I will say

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Being Authentic

When I do my prayer and meditation in the morning, I usually get a word to dwell on from Spirit  while I am meditating. This morning the word was “authentic.” Almost immediately my mind came up with several people in my

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Meditations From Behind the Bathroom Door

Those of you that know my husband will understand that he is the funny one. I am his “straight man” or comedic foil most of the time. I am his George Burns which would make him my Gracie Allen. Maybe

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Bitchy vs Bossy

I love encountering new and unusual people. Yesterday I was shopping in our local grocery store and went to look at meat. I am not big into meat much anymore but we still indulge once in a while. There was

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You did WHAT for Easter?

  I love Easter! I love everything about it, from Ash Wednesday, the 40 days of Lent, and Holy Week to the new Easter outfits on the little girls in church. I love the eggs and bunnies and the pastel

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Don’t Throw the Baby Out With the Bathwater!

A couple of years ago, we divorced our church. We had been active members there for nine years. Unfortunately, we became aware of too much hypocrisy and lack of integrity on the part of someone running the show. It became

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Find Comfort in Rituals

  Human beings need rituals. You can deny it, but I am willing to bet you have your own private rituals. Those things that you may not admit to doing, but somehow give you comfort. Now I’m not superstitious, but

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Advice From an Unlikely Yogi

A couple of years ago I decided to try a yoga class. Some friends of mine were doing yoga and I met a teacher who had lost 100 pounds with yoga, walking and changing her food choices. She convinced me

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The Illusion of Separateness

  One night on the news, there was a story about a young girl in England  who wrote a note, put it in a bottle, and tossed the bottle into the sea. I assume she put her contact information on the

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