My Perspective

Sunday Reflections

Waking up to a chill in the air Taking that first sip of coffee as I sit outside being quiet and still The birds song, the dog bark, the rustle of the leaves, the water in the fountain, my heartbeat… Closing my eyes, absorbing nature and listening, listening for the whisper that calms my mind […]

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The Time Paradox

Time… The minutes tick by so slowly yet we move quickly We often want to stop time, go back in time, have more time Yet we waste so much precious time We think we have all the time There is never enough time. We have now– To make memories To make things right To have […]

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What We Accept As Okay is NOT Okay!

If ever a perspective shift is needed, it is in understanding and defining what constitutes abuse. Most often, we think of physical abuse as that is what gets the most publicity. But many are living in a verbally and emotionally abusive relationship as well. Perhaps you are the victim; perhaps you are the perpetrator–but today […]

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Seeing the Forest In Spite of the Trees

We are so bogged down with details in this day and age, it’s a wonder we accomplish anything of value.  Of course there are times when details and directions are critical, but everything in our daily lives doesn’t and shouldn’t need to be planned. We get so tied up in the minutia that we lose […]

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Wonder vs. Belief

“I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief.” –Gary Spence In building relationships, understanding the human condition is critical. It’s not just our way that is right or important; we must put ourselves in their shoes. We need to see things from their perspective; to understand where they were […]

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Ready, Set, Go!

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway! Friends have been suggesting I start writing for several years now. Those that know me best sometimes say, “When you speak, you can be very long-winded, but when you write, you speak volumes however, it reads more like a short story. You should write!” Not one who is […]

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