Core Conscientiousness

             At first glance, today’s message of Self-Care might sound like yet another lecture on an already overly-discussed hot-button topic.  But it’s not, I promise.              What I heard this afternoon has layers.  And there’s a depth to this one which needs some time and […]

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Granting Happiness

             In my mundane daily life, the job training has transitioned into just the job.  It was sprung on us early, like a scary and unexpected premature birth.  We were also handed* our lay-off notices.  I have one month of employment. *This didn’t occur on the same day, or even […]

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Grateful Learning

             There’s something about practicing Gratitude which absolutely changes us.  Not permanently, maybe.  But definitely in a small, gradual, and deep way.              It’s one of those attitudes where, the more you do it, the easier it becomes to do.  Practice, that’s the key.   […]

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Up and Coming

             This morning (ish) when I got out of bed, I was singing (unprompted) a familiar and catchy song, except with slightly altered lyrics.  Immediately it was clear that this would be our first message of twentysixteen.              How timely of the Universe to ring […]

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Knowingly

             There are many steps along our road to joyful living, some challenging, some entertaining.  Some are places we can pull over to gather knowledge and focus on lessons.              If we are currently involved in a new research project, hobby, or field of study, […]

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