Tag Archives: challenges

Day 9 – Everyone on task, ooops, except me!

For the past 420 days I have found a small window in my day to meditate. Usually early morning before the house comes alive. On days with early commitments, it can be as short as 10 minutes. On less hectic … Continue reading

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The Pain of Discipline or the Pain of Regret?

I ran into a couple of related quotes last week, that stopped me in my tracks. Check these out: “We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is … Continue reading

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The earth shifted … they’re off to college again

Every now and then the earth shifts and things appear upside down. What used to be true is suddenly no longer true. There was no seismic event in my world this week, but the ground shook and things seem out … Continue reading

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Why do I despair and then thank the potholes in my life?

“Every difficulty in life presents us with an opportunity to turn inward and to invoke our own submerged inner resources. The trials we endure can and should introduce us to our strengths.” – Epictetus, The Art of Living (A New … Continue reading

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