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Extraordinary in the ordinary

January 27, 2010 by  
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Alexander asked me “what do you do all day?”  You mean besides waiting for my hair to grow? It has been 34 days since my last chemo treatment. I met with my oncologist last week; he is quite pleased with my progress.  His recommendation is to repeat scans in mid March and continue on with [...]

Stephen Covey

January 27, 2010 by  
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“If you start to think the problem is ‘out there,’ stop yourself.   That thought is the problem.” – Stephen Covey

Guardian Angels

January 26, 2010 by  
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My friend Marvalyn lives five minutes from me along a busy two-lane highway.  In mid December, she was in her yard pruning some bushes alongside her home.  After about an hour, she was overcome with an insatiable thirst.  Her throat suddenly felt parched.  It was too strong not to notice.  She felt an immediate urge [...]

Caroline Myss

January 26, 2010 by  
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“If you don’t appreciate what you have in life right now, whatever it is, you will never realize your purpose. Without appreciation, you will never become strong enough to respect yourself.” —  Caroline Myss

God has a plan for your life

January 25, 2010 by  
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There are celebrated authors who succinctly capture spiritual thought forms and beliefs in a way that is best passed on without editing or paraphrasing.  When I read the piece below from Debbie Ford, I was inspired by the way she crystallized the concept of God’s plan for our lives.  May it touch you as well: [...]

The Innkeeper

January 25, 2010 by  
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“…You came into this world to help all of us do our jobs.” A  few hundred years ago there lived an innkeeper. He would always offer scholars, sages and teachers a clean place to stay and a warm meal to eat.  Later in his life he felt compelled to study spirituality and immerse himself in meditation [...]

Abraham

January 24, 2010 by  
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Someone asked us recently, “Is there any limitation to the body’s ability to heal?” And we said, “None other than the belief that you hold.” And he said, “Then why aren’t people growing new limbs?” And we said, “Because no one believes that they can.” — Abraham Excerpted from the workshop in San Rafael, CA [...]

Deepak Chopra

January 24, 2010 by  
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“Imagine for a moment your own version of a perfect future. See yourself in that future with everything you could wish for at this very moment fulfilled. Now take the memory of that future and bring it here into the present. Let it influence how you will behave from this moment on.” – Deepak Chopra

Learning to paint

January 22, 2010 by  
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A friend emailed me and asked “where have you been?”  Where I have been is trying to decide what to write!  What do you write about when the chemo is over?  You realize how much your life has focused on that occurrance and yet it is but one aspect of a cancer experience.  In sitting [...]

Rudyard Kipling

January 22, 2010 by  
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I always try to believe the best of everybody — it saves so much trouble. ~Rudyard Kipling

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