Jan 21, 2014 No Comments

Part of doing something is listening. We are listening. To the sun. To the stars. To the wind. — Madeleine L’Engle

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Season’s Greetings

Dec 22, 2013 No Comments

Wishing you a new year filled with gratitude!

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Amazing Peace

Dec 04, 2013 2 Comments

With the forecast of colder temps and the appearance of wreaths & holiday lights in the neighborhood, my thoughts are beginning to turn toward Christmas. Thoughts that are expectant … seeking peace. I’m reminded of the poem “Amazing Peace” by Dr. Maya Angelou, a poem worthy of reflection at the end of every year: “Thunder rumbles in the mountain passes and lightning rattles the eaves of our houses….

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When is enough?

Nov 29, 2013 3 Comments

When do you know you have enough: enough material possessions, enough wealth, enough family and friends, enough time and activity, enough happiness, love and companionship? I’ve been asking myself this question often the past couple years, especially around the issue of material possessions. …

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2013 Simplify the Holidays

Nov 29, 2013 No Comments

The Center for a New American Dream is once again sponsoring a program this holiday season to help us stay grounded in the middle of the “push” that presses on so many at this time of year.

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Thanks-giving season is here!

Nov 18, 2013 No Comments

It’s that time of year here in the United States – that brief span of time after Halloween and before the end-of-year holidays when we have the opportunity to think about our blessings. Recalling our blessings and being grateful, of course, isn’t limited to any one time of year. But, I for one, am grateful for this time of year and this holiday. It’s my favorite season of the year!

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