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Accountability

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Today I learned about a 56 year old man who was killed riding his motorcycle.  He was killed by a 22 year old boy who tried to make a left turn.  Unfortunately, that left turn was made right into this motorcyclist as he was just driving along. This…

The Big Picture

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Something hit me while I was in the kitchen this morning.  I saw the sun coming up through the trees.  I’ve seen this similar occurrence over these past 24 years living in our home.  But, this time it was different.  A little voice inside…

The Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side

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This has been a topic of discussion that some of us at the Time to Play Foundation have been thinking and talking a lot about this over the past week. This proverb has been around and passed down from generation to generation.  I talk about…

What is YOUR Impact on Others?

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Ask yourself:  When you talk to other people… people you may work with, people in your family -- your spouse, your siblings, your kids… do you encourage or discourage?  Do you propel a person to greatness or do you say something that can…

Not listening Clogged My Chakra

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In my book, If I Knew then What I Know Now, I wrote how there is so much wisdom in the past experiences of others and how people who have come before us left information behind for us to use in our lives.  I have also come to the realization…

Lessons of Time and Choice

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At this point in my life I truly realize that every day is a learning opportunity.  Sometimes I wish the lessons didn’t take so long to get here. Yesterday I went to the wake of a dear friend’s mom.  We hadn’t physically seen each other…

Gliding

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I’ve written about my experience riding my motorcycle before, but I felt compelled to write about my progress after riding today. I acknowledge that certain things come easily for some people. I also will say that the skills to skillfully…

Get Happy

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I saw this on Facebook the other day. It is a quick visual that really puts things into perspective, and maybe will encourage a positive action to change our lives. So many times, I believe, we get “stuck” doing the same old thing. Sometimes…

Gotta Start Somewhere

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A few weeks ago I was feeling sluggish. I sit most of the day at work. My legs felt particularly achy, and the best way I can describe the feeling in my back was “crunchy”. Those of you who are 50-ish can probably relate to that description! I…