Category Archives: Questions

Renegotiating Commitments

Although I have a commitment to write my blog each week, last week I observed resistance. Is it time to reevaluate my commitment, I wondered.  It wasn’t okay to just ignore the commitment to write. Either I write or I … Continue reading

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More Tales From The Foot

One of the most difficult parts of my recent foot pain was my inability to take my morning walks. These walks not only provide physical exercise but refresh me mentally. As my foot began to heal, I slowly and carefully … Continue reading

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Solving the right problem

When I lamented to my friend Cathy, a former hairstylist, that my coarse hair made it difficult to care for in South Carolina’s climate, Cathy’s response surprised me.  She said that I didn’t have thick, coarse hair, just a lot … Continue reading

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Just for Joy

Because my monthly women’s group meeting occurred a few days after the Summer Solstice,  I chose the theme of joy. We discussed what we enjoy most about summer, as well as what brings us joy and keeps us connected to … Continue reading

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The Joy of Disillusionment

About 4 years ago someone recommended a documentary that sounded uplifting. It wasn’t. After watching the film and thinking about its contents, I felt distressed for a few days.  I went to the website recommended by the documentary and looked … Continue reading

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Realism and resilience

In a recent interview, author Joan Borysenko listed five characteristics of resilient people. Borysenko stated that resilient people are realists (as opposed to optimists), have faith, are radically creative, have social support and possess a sense of humor. One of … Continue reading

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Yet another reminder about focus

After using an exercise DVD dozens of times, I noticed the back of someone’s head appear briefly in the bottom right hand corner of the video. The person accidentally moved into camera range and just as quickly moved out. I … Continue reading

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A small reminder about the power of focus

While repotting herbs on the back porch, I felt a pinch. When I looked down at my flip flops, I spotted something very small on one of my toes. I flicked it off and continued my work. A little while … Continue reading

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What would it delight me to write about?

A glance at my list of blog topic ideas didn’t inspire today.  Although I wanted to further explore each of these topics through writing, nothing screamed ‘write about me now.’   To prime my creative pump I asked a question: What … Continue reading

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Impacting Lives

A friend is the executive director of a local art museum. The museum recently exhibited work by area high school students. My friend was not only impressed by the quality of the students’ work but was also touched by the … Continue reading

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