Sorting My Masks

And mulling being true. To myself. To others. I almost said being real but I am dipping into the well more deeply…to remember what it means to be true and to know myself not just as real in the moment but true for the long haul, for the decades left…to know it in my soul,…

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Early Morning Writing- My Own Caregiving

I am barely going to beat the clock on this blog! Each morning for going on a year and a half I have relished following The Miracle Morning practice, so beautifully crafted by Hal Elrod. I do not miss a day even if it means getting up an hour or more earlier than planned. Silence,…

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The Why of My 10 Books

A recent tagging initiative on Facebook has been for friends to post ten books by which they have been influenced and/or inspired. As is true for most, I’m sure, choosing ten out of hundreds was a little bit of a toss-up for me.   There are easily ten more and ten more and ten more. For…

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A New Name for New Year’s Eve

It was one of those moments when I woke up with a start in the middle of the night.  Who knows why?   What came to me out of nowhere was the revelation of a new name for New Year’s Eve…for me.  It is Commencement.  My memory of Commencements in my life…6th Grade, Junior High, High…

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