Monthly Archives: December 2012

It’s the Story You Tell Yourself

I’ve heard it said and I believe it’s true:  “It is never what happens that really matters; It’s the story you tell  yourself about what happens that makes all the difference.” Years ago I read about a study done to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Dear Friends, Today is Christmas Day.  I wish you all a very Merry Christmas.  I hope your day is filled with love, laughter and all things good.  Thank you for taking time to read my blog as I share with … Continue reading

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Take a Leap of Fantasy With Me!

It is said the first step to learning is to understand you do not now know all the answers.  Well, that’s me……I know I do not have all the answers and I know I have much to learn.  I try … Continue reading

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A Christmas Orange

Next time you go shopping for oranges, take a minute to really feel an orange.  Enjoy the smell, close  your eyes and feel your mouth salavate as you think of eating a juicy flavorful section.  There was a time in the not … Continue reading

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Trouble at the Inn

One of my favorite Christmas stories was written by an unknown author.  The story is entitled Trouble at the Inn: For years now whenever Christmas pagents are talked about in a certain little town in the Midwest, someone is sure … Continue reading

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A Gift is Given

I recently heard a story about a young man named Paul.  Paul’s older brother had some good fortune and wanted to share it with Paul.  So, a couple of days before Christmas he gifted Paul with a beautiful new sports car … Continue reading

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Brand Blanchard, former Sterling professor emeritus of philosophy at Yale University wrote an essay on the subject of happiness.  He wrote: “It is important to happiness not to think too much about it.  The person who continually asks himself if … Continue reading

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