How Happy Are You?

“I should’ve died in my 20’s. I became successful in my 40’s. I became a dad in my 50’s. I feel like I’ve stolen a car, a really nice car and I keep looking in the rearview mirror for flashing lights. But there’s been nothing yet.” ~ Anthony Bourdain Are you happy? What is being […]

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The Middle Finger of Gratitude

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.” ― Alphonse Karr, A Tour Round My Garden Often we hear about the attitude of gratitude, this innate power that rests within us all; for us to access at any moment. It has become the idiom for many best-selling books, the […]

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How Authentic Are You?

“When truth is replaced by silence, the silence is a lie.” ― Yevgeny Yevtushenko We come to a place here where if not for our own reasons, we’re prompted by either outside or internal forces to do or say things that do not fall in line with our true nature. This prevarication of the heart […]

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In Pursuit

“As long as you are pursuing happiness, you do not have it.” ― Khang Kijarro Nguyen In time we learn our true strengths. Though this doesn’t happen overnight, nor can strength just occur without struggle or experience, it surfaces most often when we are on the precipice of despair, in a moment of anguish; our […]

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Dream, Wish, Live

Spiritual consciousness is, on the whole, very adventurous and all about pursuing our deepest, most fulfilling dreams.~ James Redfield   Dreams, we all have them. And, there’s something to be said about dreaming. Whether at night, in a deep sleep or wide awake and staring into blankness, a dream is a dream. As I sit […]

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Always Gold

“All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost.” ~J.R.R. Tolkien Not all that glitters is gold, but sometimes some things are always golden. These are the purest things of life, the loves, the […]

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Love at First Mention

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” ― Dr. Seuss For me, the summer is always busy. Many things happen. My daughter comes and visits for a long while. Days are spent with laughter and nights are spent relaxing. I used to think that […]

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