Monthly Archives: May 2013

What are you for?

Tom and I accidentally ended up at the March against Monsanto on Saturday.  We were on a bike ride, checking out a neighborhood where we’d like to move.  We rode past the house of a friend from church.  A group … Continue reading

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Our Stories Create Our Filters

In a conversation with my sister about Tom’s recent illness, I commented about the expense of the medications.  “Do you need money?” she asked.  “No,” I quickly responded. When I recounted the conversation to my friend Lila the next day, I … Continue reading

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Yet More Truth Telling

Many years ago, when I was a new staff member for a small non-profit organization , I was informed of a ‘no gunny sacking’ guideline. When I asked for further explanation, the executive director explained, “When something bothers you, say something immediately. If … Continue reading

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To Tell the Truth

What if I just told the truth to myself and didn’t have to tell anyone else? Could I do that? That’s the question a friend asked herself as she began her journey of self-discovery and healing after leaving a 30 … Continue reading

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The Cost of Negativity

Recently the management company that we lease our townhome from charged Tom and me an $80 negativity tax. Because of a series of events, Tom and I both just forgot to pay the April rent. When we received the notice … Continue reading

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