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Failure or Success is a Choice!

Quote of the day: “Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” Coco Chanel 1883-1971 What would happen if you knew that you could not fail? You might be saying this can't be true! The Universe always answers YES, to whatever you...

Artist Within is Available to Each of Us!

The quote I chose for today is “Every artist was first an amateur.” By Ralph Waldo Emerson – 1803-1882. We are all magnificent artists of our own life!  That includes work life, personal life, family and friend’s life, private life, spiritual life and every aspect of...

Failure… Real or a Lie?

The quote says, “There is no failure except in no longer trying.” (Elbert Hubbard 1856-1915). Well, there is an interesting thought! Of course, FAILURE is real, right? I have logbooks of ALL my failures, and I’ll bet you do too. So, it must be real as we have proof....

Good Samaritan Revisited

It’s funny how things work out. You have a choice to exercise or not. Oh, well better exercise, what to do? Biking, but 15-20 MPH winds. Nope. Better go for a walk. Cloudy day but the temperature is just fine. We are having a break from the high temps and humidity...

Grief Interruptus

I am continuing on this theme of Mom’s transition.  As you know, when someone close to you dies, the grief and sadness is overwhelming. And the extraordinary experiences begin.  We all have stories.  If you haven’t had these experiences, watch for them next time. My...

Mom’s Transition

Journey’s take many twists and turns, some expected, some not.  You are never ready for death even when you know it is coming. Mom’s last week was very interesting. On Tuesday, September 15, we were up early and went to morning Mass. The cathedral is about 2 blocks...

The Caregiver Dilemma

Many adults will have the opportunity to care for a loved one, who is in the dying process. As life will have it, there will be work and other commitments calling your attention. How do you handle all of the emotions and responsibilities? I will share with you my...

Joy or Anger, Your Choice

Today, when I got up, I was agitated.  So history: I am staying with Mom and co-caregiver with my sister and brother-in-law. She is on hospice and in her last months or weeks. There are a couple of things that I do with her, to support her, that tick me off. We do...

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