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Hurdle

I am my own biggest hurdle. Myself. I am my own biggest hurdle, because no one will be a bigger critic of me then me. Whether or not you overemphasize your confidence deficit. I  do think many women are much harsher … Continue reading

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True Hope

Not long ago I visited the Empire State Building with a friend. The line looked short—just down the block and around the corner. Yet as we entered the building, we discovered the line of people stretching through the lobby, up … Continue reading

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Five-Finger Prayers

Prayer is a conversation with God, not a formula. Yet sometimes we might need to use a “method” to freshen up our prayer time.  I recently came across this “Five-Finger Prayer” to use as a guide when praying for others: … Continue reading

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Compassion

The Human heart has extraordinary capacity to hold and transform the sorrows of life into a great stream of compassion. Compassion is the movement of concern and kindness in response to the difficulty of any living being. Compassion arises when … Continue reading

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Talking Bananas

Going through my purging basket, the photo of the bananas caught my eye as they “spoke” kind words such as “Be kind” “Smile” and a plethora of other positive sayings. I settled into my seat to learn just who this … Continue reading

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