Category Archives: perseverance

No News is Good News…Unless You Love to Blog!

Except for when we’re traveling (and even then I take notes), I think this might be the longest stretch I’ve ever gone without writing. Except for the occasional grocery list, I just haven’t been able to write. Now that the … Continue reading

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Monday Meanderings

Well, it’s Monday afternoon, and I want to write so badly, but darned if I can think of anything to write about today. Oh, there’s lots going on in the world. Many many sad things, many devastating events going on … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Real Rest is the Best:
“Many voices ask for our attention. There is a voice that says, “Prove that you are a good person.” Another voice says, “You’d better be ashamed of yourself.” There  also is a…

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Fumbling Around in A Funky Attic

I’ve been in a bit of a blue funk the past few days. It has been very tough to shake off. My brain’s been working overtime and I’ve been flinging mantras up there into the attic, I’ve tried meditating, diet, … Continue reading

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Memory Mantras – Eat Chocolate…Change Focus

No matter how hard we try, no matter how diligent we might be, there are still days that just suck. There are days when the crap just pours down on us and gets flung at us from all directions and … Continue reading

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Memory Mantras – Be The Bean

Today’s Memory Mantra is: (Here’s the story behind this one!) A young woman went to her grandmother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her.  She did not know how she was going to … Continue reading

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Memory Mantras – As I Live…Make a Difference

Introduction: I love mantras. With so many holes in my mind, everything keeps slipping through and I forget even the simplest basic things, like, well, what to think today (i.e., what positive message to feed my mind). Laugh if you … Continue reading

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