Category Archives: Patience

Courage, Equanimity and Love

cheerfulmonk. Creative Commons license. cheerfulmonk. Creative Commons license. cheerfulmonk. Creative Commons license. Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. —Lao-tzu If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be … Continue reading

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What I Learned About Blogging…From My Granddogs

  This month the topic for Robert Hruzek’s group writing project is What I Learned From…Animals. That’s an easy one for me because my two granddogs, Sammy and Banshee, are my role models for blogging. They were taken aback by … Continue reading

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Mindful Eating

Elizabeth Thomsen. Creative Commons license. And when you chew, chew only the carrot, not your projects or your ideas. You are capable of living in the present moment, in the here and the now. It is simple, but you need … Continue reading

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What I Learned From Being a Listening Post

Clairity. Creative Commons license. Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand. —Anonymous … Continue reading

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Can We Really Learn to Love the Weeds?

lady-bug. Creative Commons license. dominocat. Creative Commons license. Becoming mature means learning to accept what you cannot change, facing unresolved sorrows and learning to love life as it really happens, not as you would have it happen. —Barbara Sher I … Continue reading

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Dolphins, Humility and Humor

Leo Reynolds. Creative Commons license. Every survival kit should include a sense of humor. —Anonymous   Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain. —Edward de Bono   I came across a delightful story about a … Continue reading

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Are You Enjoying the Process?

There are few things more wonderful than knowing where you want to go and being on the path to getting there. –Earnie Larsen As I said in 2007–A Year of Adventure, I want to continue becoming more stress-hardy. I had … Continue reading

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