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My COVID Times Diary – Do we get it now?

My COVID Times Diary – Do we get it now? Originally published July 20, 2020 When the coronavirus first struck the United States earlier this year, there was a large amount of incredulity from the President on down to the … Continue reading

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My COVID Times Diary – Acceptance

My COVID Times Diary – Acceptance For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow I think we’ve hit an interesting point during these COVID times.  I’m calling … Continue reading

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We Hear You, We See You, We Love You

We Hear You, We See You, We Love You Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others ~ Jonathan Swift The image above was taken in the courtyard of the Temple of Grace this year at Burning … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Happiness: Acceptance is the Way

Appalachian Trail Happiness: Acceptance is the Way My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations ~ Michael J Fox Tonight an excerpt from my  book, Appalachian Trail Happiness. When you set out … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Learning Acceptance

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Learning Acceptance The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.      ~ Nathaniel Branden When you set out to do a long-distance thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail you know a few things in … Continue reading

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Holiday Happiness: Accept, Appreciate, Believe and Love Yourself

Holiday Happiness: Accept, Appreciate, Believe in and Love Yourself Don’t forget to say positive things to yourself daily! You must love yourself internally to glow externally. ~ Hannah Bronfman The holidays are a very stressful time for everyone and an … Continue reading

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Happiness & Loving Yourself

Happiness & Loving Yourself Often people attempt to live their lives backwards; they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want, so they will be happier.  The way it actually works … Continue reading

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We’re All Screwed Up, but We Can Be Happy

We’re All Screwed Up, but We Can Be Happy Redemption is not perfection. The redeemed must realize their imperfections. ~ John Piper Originally posted in 2017 Tonight’s post is about two things redemption and acceptance.  Perhaps however from a perspective … Continue reading

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Why Have You Never Been Married?

Why Have You Never Been Married? So this question is one I get frequently.  It usually starts with the standard question, are you married? You see in America, the script we’re supposed to follow says that as an adult you’re … Continue reading

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Happiness & Acceptance

Happiness & Acceptance Happiness can only exist in acceptance ~ George Orwell “Acceptance is a beautiful thing, but it’s also something that I’ve struggled to master. Acceptance, the opposite of resistance, is simply allowing things to be as they are, … Continue reading

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