Category Archives: Self-discovery

Lift. Pull. Flop.

Have you ever read “The Missing Piece Meets the Big O” by Shel Silverstein? It’s basically about a triangle shaped piece that tries to fit into a Pac Man shaped piece so he could roll along with Pac Man. But … Continue reading

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Delight in Disorder

Here’s a little something something I thought you might enjoy for Valentine’s Day. It’s a poem by 17th century clergyman and poet Robert Herrick. (Before you roll your eyes and yawn, don’t let his clergyman status fool you… his poems … Continue reading

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Disclaimer 2014: Imperfection is the New Awesome

I’ve come to the conclusion that the reason I was able to write every single day in November for NaBloPoMo (National Blog Posting Month) was only slightly related to the fact that I had made a commitment to do it. … Continue reading

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Journey of The Pizza Delivery Guy

Have you seen this guy? Kyle Thompson is a former pizza delivery guy turned photographer, and his work is amazing. This one is my favorite I’ve seen so far. The thing I love about his story is that he wanted … Continue reading

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Transformation of a Homeless Veteran

This video is so moving to me. It’s less than 3 minutes long. Take a moment… It just shows a) how much showing love and giving a little nurturing to another person can do and b) how important it is … Continue reading

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10 Things I Don’t Want You to Know About Me

I have a confession. After I posted my “Do Not Be A Perfect Mom” post last October, I noticed that somebody I don’t know commented on it in a Facebook thread and a) said that I would drive her crazy … Continue reading

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A Little Encouragement from Maya Angelou

I have to admit, the 15 minutes I spent pondering the questions I posed the other day about what we want out of our lives were the 15 minutes I spent lying in bed as I drifted off to sleep. … Continue reading

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Do Not Be A Perfect Mom

I brought a book into the shower with me a few days ago, and I think it may have changed my life. I’ve had a copy of Wreck This Journal by Keri Smith for nearly four years, and for a … Continue reading

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No Soup for You!

I’ve been thinking more about the concept of embracing “immaturity” that I wrote about last time, and there’s a great little soup metaphor from the “Immature” chapter of the Dhammapada that further explains how we can take the knowledge that … Continue reading

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Immaturity Can Lead to Wisdom

I have a confession to make. The reason I haven’t been blogging in the last month (or more) is not because I haven’t had time (although it seems like a really good excuse). I could have found time if I … Continue reading

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