Category Archives: Personal Journey

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The Irony of Life, Part 20: Accepting What IS

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Sometimes, we find ourselves in situations we didn’t choose—like the loss of a job or a friend, a situation we can’t control, the death of a loved one, or a place we don’t want to be.  We try to skip the grief and get stuck.  Despite having experienced and learned from all of those, I am helpless when it happens again. Continue reading

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The Irony of Life, Part 14: To Buy or Not to Buy?

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Since I sold my house on March 13, 2020, my life has been in the hands of other people. This is a new experience for me. Continue reading

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The Irony of Life, Part 10: On the Road

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Sometimes we have to get help from complete strangers, despite how independent we might have been. Continue reading

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The Irony of Life, Part 7: Internet Fraud

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Searching online for a place to rent or buy can be dangerous, especially now during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Continue reading

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The Irony of Life, Part 8: Letter to the Editor

Crisis brings out the best and worst of us. Continue reading

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The Irony of Life, Part 4: The Contract

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COVID-19 prevented me from relocating after selling my house on March 13. Despite having a contract stating that I can stay here, the new owners are doing their best to make me leave Continue reading

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The Irony of Life, Part 6: Prayers Answered

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If we focus on what we want, letting others do the same, good things happen! Continue reading

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The Irony of Life, Part Three

“Sellers don’t break the contract,” said my realtor. “Maybe not, but we can try! Especially when a pandemic is on the way,” said the seller. Continue reading

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The Irony of Life, Part Two

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What first appeared to be simple can become our worst nightmare. Continue reading

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Conscious Creation, Part 2: What Do You Want?

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Having a desire or wanting something sounds easy, but the truth is, wanting can be…complicated. Continue reading

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Laying Down the Sword

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Recognizing once again that “resistance is futile” (the mantra of the mindless Borg hive from Star Trek Next Generation), I’ve decided to spit out that red pill. Now I’m grabbing the blue pill like everyone else, and plan to be doing what pleases me “till the fat lady sings.” Continue reading

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Change Your Perspective and Let Go

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You can be right, or you can be happy, especially when dealing with illogical, unethical companies. Continue reading

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“Oh, YES!” and “Oh, NO!”

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It’s the journey, not the destination, that brings us joy. Continue reading

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Happiness is a Choice

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We are powerful beings who can choose to be happy all the tiime. Continue reading

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Hitting the Bottom

What you think and feel is what you experience, not what others say. Continue reading

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Understanding Your Relationships Using Universal Fears, Part 1

There are deeper reasons for failures in relationships with people or even your career. Contemplating Braden’s Universal Fears could help. Continue reading

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Mirrors and Projection

If we learn how to use the mirrors of our feelings, we can heal not only ourselves but as far back as seven generations. Continue reading

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Don’t Know What’s Next

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Even when you don’t know what’s next, the journey can be fun if you can focus on being in the present moment. Continue reading

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Accept Where You Are

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No matter how bad it is, we can change. Continue reading

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Out of the Pit: Now What?

It’s never too late to make big changes.  But it does require big desire and commitment. Continue reading