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Who do you miss at your Christmas table?

I wish we could sit once more around the Christmas table. Just to talk. To laugh. To sing. All together one more time. Our day began with Stockings made from tights filled with tangerines and small gifts. Usually I woke … Continue reading

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Ways to WISDOM

  Confuscius said “By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.” – Confucius …the truth is wisdom is earned, usually the … Continue reading

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Don’t Regret – Regrow

“You can never regret anything you do in life. You kind of have to learn the lesson from whatever the experience is and take it with you on your journey forward” – Aubrey O’Day The line in the Frank Sinatra … Continue reading

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STRESS self help tips no 6

Are you like the Stone, the Sea or the Sand? A stone is less able to move forward, rigid in thinking and can get stuck. Stress can be as heavy as a boulder and we can struggle to carry its … Continue reading

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Stress – self help tips n0 5

STOP – Stop – Think – Options – Plan Stress is a part of life, not always easy to accept but that struggle to pay the bills at the end of the month, the fear of losing our job, never … Continue reading

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The sapling and the tree

“It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that of man” – Henry David Thoreau The sapling was vulnerable – it had been thrown to the ground and trampled upon and only by chance … Continue reading

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Hope found me again

Night time is the worst – that is when I revisit past memories that have hurt me most. No peaceful slumber as my mind awakens the nightmares I try to forget Just like a movie screen playing in my head … Continue reading

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Yesterdays blues

Yesterdays blues are being worn todayNo bright shiny colours just another grey play by playWith a mind coloured dark to match my clothesAnd a heart colder than the moon and full of holesThere’s no rainbow in sightAs I search this life … Continue reading

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broken hearts and broken minds

“One thing you can’t hide – is when you’re crippled inside.” ― John Lennon When someone you loved and thought loved you hurts you, it can feel like a thousand daggers piercing your heart and your mind splinters into a million … Continue reading

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Natures blueprint

From the very first moment of our conception and with each new cell division – natures blueprint for who we are to become was mapped out in our DNA. Add to the mix our upbringing, our life experience, the trials … Continue reading

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