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Discovering Peace: Experiencing Life Like a Kid Again

I have become very interested in the topic of inner peace lately.  My interest in this topic is due to my own inner exploration.  From that I have found that I have a desire to help others discover more peace … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions: Looking Back and Stepping Forward

“If you intentionally and mindfully engage with a meaningful purpose you leave behind a gift that through the butterfly effect can literally save lives, prevent tragedies, violence, depression, wars, child abuse, hunger and create peace…” ~ Mike Klingler The quote … Continue reading

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Stumbling My Way to a Major Realization, Part II: The Clear Message

*Welcome.  This is Part II of a series.  Please see Part 1 for further details. “When the student is ready the teacher will appear.” ~ Buddhist proverb In Part I of this series I described a rather scary near stumble … Continue reading

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Stumbling My Way to a Major Realization: Part 1, The Incident

“When the student is ready the teacher will appear.” ~ Buddhist proverb In a blog post from last June titled “Thankfulness Journal: An Indigo Bunting of Happiness” I made a statement that I believed that when we are ready for … Continue reading

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Colorado Family Vacation – Learning and Growing

Vacations and other commitments have contributed to my lack of blogging over the past 6 weeks.  Since the theme of this blog is supposed to be focusing on the positive, I want to share with everyone a very positive vacation … Continue reading

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Scheduling Balance into Life: College vs. “The Real World”

I was walking across a college campus today (I visit college campuses as part of my job) and was struck by a bit of nostalgia.  It became immediately clear to me by how quiet it was that classes were no longer … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from a Pleasant Surprise

It has been some time since I have written anything for this blog and so now I have a backlog of topics to consider.  The following experience occurred in late December, just prior to the holidays. I was in Pinehurst, … Continue reading

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The Week of Inward Looking – Question 2: Shadows

Background:  The Week of Inward Looking was a week long project hosted by Patti Digh and Susan Piver.  It officially took place during the week between Christmas and New Years.  Each day, for seven days, a well known blogger/author (including … Continue reading

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Thinking About New Year’s Resolutions

Hello again!  I hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season.  Let me take this time to wish you and your’s a Happy New Year!  Speaking of the New Year, I guess it is time for New Year’s Resolutions. To … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Thankfulness

Hello again everyone!  I apologize that it has been so long since I last posted anything here.  Just so you know my intent is not to post once every 6 weeks.  I would prefer to post something at a minimum … Continue reading

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