Tag Archives: powerful

Abyss

I know too well what it’s like To linger on the jagged edge Of a deep and dark abyss. I’ve felt its powerful pull And heard its siren song. “Give up! Give in! You can end your pain and shame. … Continue reading

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The Worst Kind Of Loneliness

Most people have been touched by the tragedy of suicide. That saddens me for the person and for the world that is deprived of their gifts. I don’t know what the total answer to that tragedy is, but I’ll bet … Continue reading

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Lesson-Rich Windstorms

A lot of people are going through some very challenging (I like to think of them as “lesson-rich”) times right now. I saw this quote from wordsmith.org that seemed to fit the situation fairly well: “Should you shield the canyons … Continue reading

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“I Gave My Life To Become The Person I Am Right Now”

I just ordered the book “One” by Richard Bach and when the order was confirmed it came with this comment: “I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it?” WHOAH! What an unexpected … Continue reading

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Courage, Love, Peace, Inspiration, and Talent

Originally posted on GYA today:
If you’re still not sure about any of them …this ought to do it.

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Finding Our Way Back To Each Other

I just heard a powerful and inspiring TED talk by Dr. Brene’ Brown about Vulnerability and Shame. I highly recommend that you invest the time to listen to it. Some of my favorite parts: Vulnerability is NOT weakness. Vulnerability is … Continue reading

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