Tag Archives: change

A New Look To Show What I’m Most Grateful For

I’ve been concerned for some time that the old dark banner photo I’ve used for years and since the beginning of the blog didn’t accurately reflect the lighter and brighter content I attempt to create and/or share on this site, so … Continue reading

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Facing My Fear, I Found My Truth

I believe I have changed far more in the last three years than during any prior 7-year period during my adult life. People often talk of how much courage it takes to change, and that is often true. After the … Continue reading

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Big Changes Coming

I’ve become increasingly concerned that over time this blog has become a mish-mash of too many different tones and topics. Those who like my posts with quotos (a term I may have coined for photos with quotes) and other humorous … Continue reading

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Choices that Change the World

“Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices–just recognize them. –Edward R. Murrow (Source: A blogger I have a lot of respect for. I disagree with this quote so am choosing not to mention where … Continue reading

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I Changed My View and It Changed Me

There were times many years ago when I thought my friends had abandoned me. I was wrong. I had only thought that they and I were friends. I hadn’t really been much of a friend to them so I shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Seeing the Miracle

“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” – Buddha Source: Lets Be Positive Together I believe that is both true and wise. I also believe it is true for each drop … Continue reading

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The Change

The daunting gauntlet that was my life Was full of stress and strain and strife Felt only pain and misery Hope seemed a distant memory It was even hard to lift my head Or get myself out of bed Trouble … Continue reading

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More People Than You Can Imagine

“Think you can’t change the world? Too late, you already have. It was changed the moment you were born. There are more people than you can imagine who will never be the same because they came into contact with you, … Continue reading

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“Although the connections are not always obvious, personal change is inseparable from social and political change.” -Harriet Lerner (As seen at Wordsmith.org A.Word.A.Day with Anu Garg)

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Changing the World

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” — Rumi I love this quote and have learned that when I change myself I change the world, and the … Continue reading

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