Monthly Archives: January 2013

THINKING WARM, THINKING CLEAR

So it was -32 C this morning – pretty cold by any standard!  But I did not feel it.  In my mind I was sitting out on the deck of ‘our’ chalet at Escape3Points by the ocean in Ghana.  I … Continue reading

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TIME AND SPACE

I love the time and space when I first wake up and open my eyes in the warmth of my bed.  The winter morning is still dark and all is silent.  There is such a richness in this moment – … Continue reading

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ON A WHIM AND A DARE

I dare you to.  How often have you been dared? I came upon  a website called 30days30dares.com the other day.  I thought I would like to do a dare a day, but maybe not for 30 days.  The dare issued … Continue reading

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NURSE, CARE FOR YOURSELF

Sometimes things happen in a blink of an unthinking eye.  You wonder what led to this?  And you ponder and ponder until your head and heart hurt.  You still don’t under- stand.  You obsess about it, making yourself feel worse … Continue reading

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ONE DOG A-LEAPING

So today is the twelve day of January and it is cold outside, baby.  Seems like long ago that Sheba and I headed out to the park no matter what.  Today she is equally happy to languish with me in … Continue reading

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WALK A MILE IN MY SHOES

How often have you heard, Walk a mile in my shoes?  I, for one, would like to just walk in my own shoes.  Too long have I walked in others’.  They are ill-fitting, causing me callouses, corns, bunions, anger, hate….discomfort … Continue reading

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SMALL WINS

I’m back reading The Power of Habit.  I’m learning the power of small wins.  So I’m giving myself a small bouquet and a second cup of tea for a reward.  I have done well this morning.  Sheba is brushed and … Continue reading

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KRHRYSTOS RAZDAYETSIA!

Khrystos Razdayetsia!  Slavite yoho!  Xpbctic Bockpec!  He is risen!  Merry Ukrainian Christmas!  It is January 7, 2013.  Clearly the Season is still with us.   Much, much too early to go back to my humbugness…even if I have been sick … Continue reading

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ATTENTION, INTENTION, GENEROSITY, GRATITUDE

I have come to the conclusion that Sheba has a divine purpose in my life.  She is here to show me how to live….that is that I must start each day with attention, intention and joy.  I must leap forward … Continue reading

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INTENTIONS, HABITS AND DISCIPLINE

Today, I’m reading a new book called INTENTIONS, picked out at the library last week.  I’m quite pleased with the appropriateness of the title for this time of the year.  It is quite an interesting little book that I couldn’t … Continue reading

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