Category Archives: self reflection

Every day for a month

This month of blogging has been quite a commitment. I have kept others waiting while I blogged away each and every day. I have put things off. I have cleared time. I have made writing, thinking, considering and publishing a … Continue reading

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Dominoes & Thinking Collide

“Let’s play dominoes,” I suggested. We did. We played three games. I lost all three. I got a little discouraged. I began to think maybe I needed to switch up my strategy. I placed my dominoes by common numbers, a lot … Continue reading

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Dear Younger Me,

I know you think you’re stuck. You’re afraid that you’ll never get to go to college. You’re afraid of relationships not panning out. You don’t know you’re good enough, smart enough, strong enough.  But you are. You’re uncertain how to … Continue reading

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Springing

Usually, this spring ahead time change throws me all off.  I don’t like the darkness of morning, the late sunrise. I don’t like losing an hour. I bemoan the loss of that hour for at least a week.And often it … Continue reading

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New Year…New Word

I love this time of year. It’s the time when everything slows in the world of school and work and the focus shifts to family.  Days and evenings are dedicated to connecting, reconnecting and spending time with people we love.  Loved … Continue reading

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The Power & Beauty of One Little Word

  I haven’t written about her yet.  But she moves powerfully as she threads through my psyche. I went to a retreat right before the new year. I hadn’t even heard of sand play before, but I got to try … Continue reading

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Say What You Need To Say

So many thanks to Two Writing Teachers for sponsoring the March 2015 Slice of Life blog challenge.  This community of writers’ support and encouragement is a gift.  Here is my 8th post this month. Tempestuous Words. Difficult words. Unspoken words. … Continue reading

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