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Compliments of dogwelder via Flickr

One of my dear friends made the above observation. Imagining the worst conditions our minds to conjure musings of the same material. I love what Nepo (2000) says in The Book of Awakening regarding the present moment: “Settle into the miracle of what is.” Racing toward a future that isn’t may just assemble the scenario you distaste. Turn the page…

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Compliments of technovore via Flickr

How do you know this isn’t your blessing? Tyler Perry in Diary of a Mad Black Woman

When tragedy or the unexpected strike, we automatically assume the worst. In your life (when you think back on these experiences), was this always the case? Or did crisis cause you to focus in a way that was unexpected? Sometimes we’re so accustomed (or resigned) to a routine that we don’t consider an alternative course of action. Only during crises do we think of rearranging our priorities. Oprah explained that failure “means you’re moving in the wrong direction.” Turn the page…

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