Monthly Archives: August 2008

Labor Day Weekend – Part One

What a wonderful, wonderful weekend! Saturday morning, the house was all cleaned, and smelling fresh, the yard looked great, and the fence was adorned with red, white and blue bunting banners – a gift from my darling neighbor, Kay. I … Continue reading

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Interconnected Experiences

Noticing Synchronicity When events appear to fit together perfectly in our lives it may seem at first that they are random occurrences, things that are the result of coincidence. These synchronous happenings, though, are much more than that, for, if … Continue reading

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Being A Strong Container

Grounding Ourselves We often hear people telling us to ground ourselves, but we may not be sure what that means and how we might do it. Grounding ourselves is a way of bringing ourselves literally back to earth. Some of … Continue reading

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What Can I Do?

This is a message I posted on one of my hometown’s websites, WILLKIE’S PRIDE. This morning, my sixteen year old son came into my study before leaving for school and said he was really frustrated with something in marching band. … Continue reading

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Part Of The Process

Feeling Stuck When we feel stuck in our lives it’s important to take stock of what is going on and find out if there is something we are doing or not doing that is keeping us stuck. Sometimes the situation … Continue reading

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First Day of School….

7:35am, Jose walked out the door to begin his fifth year in Kettering Public Schools. Today he starts his sophomore year. Jose is always normally up by 6:50am, but this morning I realized he was still in bed at 7:10am. … Continue reading

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Outside The Comfort Zone

Things We Don’t Want To Do Most of us have had the experience of tackling some dreaded task only to come out the other side feeling invigorated, filled with a new sense of confidence and strength. The funny thing is, … Continue reading

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