Hello Worry, My Old Friend

A quick search for the word “worry” or “anxiety” in this blog pulls up more than a dozen entries over the last couple of years. My old friend, Worry, has become an oft-visiting character herein. GOOD. As I’ve written elsewhere, I’ve dealt with near constant anxiety all my life; and so bringing it up more …

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Cheer Them On!

Hmm, cheer them on…! Just who exactly are we to cheer on…? Well just about anyone, I’d say. Friends, co-workers, our kids, our kids’ classmates, teammates, anyone who needs a boost… And after all, who doesn’t need a pick-me-up now and then? Who doesn’t benefit from some positive energy…? Exactly every one does, so lay …

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Priorities

We all have them. How to sort, categorize? Professional? For sure. How we make living, how we pay the bills, But family too, gotta say, gotta say, family is first…it’s a hard pull sometimes, but that’s my take. Different philosophies around that, plenty of business people who sometimes - maybe even often - fudge their …

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Best Intentions

Best intentions, not an end, but a starting point, Be not just content to have “best intentions” rather, Frequently be re-accessing actions, to attend, align yourself with what is best practice, plan, actions, And remove ego, so that your evaluation and following efforts are properly aligned not just for you but for all, For all, …

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Piled High

Emotions piled high, letting the weight settle, Ten days of go, to decision and loss and sadness and alone, Our last canine, remaining sister, her time to end, to heart stop, eternal sleep, house quiet, heavy. Ten days plus 556 days since the family changed, two households now, split, solo dad era established, Adjusted ok …

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“Love Never Fails”

This Good Friday, I feel pretty far from the usual church ideas and rituals around celebrating this day. For us Christians, today is one of the most important days of the year, when we remember the execution of Jesus of Nazareth. The darkest day gives way to the brightest, a couple days following. It feels …

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Awash

I can’t really explain it very well. I feel like there’s a LOT going on… That in some (many?) cases I have to let things fall away… And sometimes in quite messy form, unfortunately, And yet I think I’m keeping the main priorities squared away, plates in the air, And then I wake up, mind …

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