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I Am Willing

I found this poem a number of years ago, but I think it’s fitting right now with school starting and fall drawing near. This often feels like a period of transition and change.  And change takes willingness and courage.  So I like to revisit this poem every so often to make sure my heart is still […]

Yes, it’s OK to feel Jealous, Sad, Angry or Resentful

“Wait a minute, but I want to be happy! I don’t want to feel these “negative” feelings,” you may think. I too have always struggled with some of these emotions, because I want to generally be happy. And I don’t want to be a person who is jealous or resentful of others. Yet psychologists like […]

The Courageous Step

At the end of last year, I chose “Courageous” as my quality that I want more of for 2013 (See: The World Hasn’t Ended, NowWhat?) So I was drawn to the following writing by David Whyte. “The Courageous Step Why is it so difficult to take the first, necessary, close-in, courageous step to claiming our […]


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