Tag Archives: pain

What burns me

What burns you? Ignorance?  Stupidity?  Negativity? I consider myself a rather mild-mannered person. You’ll find me whistling Dixie long after your neighbor has lost his patience. You’ll find me cheerful much longer than the majority. But some things really, really … Continue reading

Posted in May 2019 | Tagged , , , , , , | 55 Comments

pain, adjustment, stream of consciousness, coffee…

so here i am at another coffee shop, another cup of steaming java, late friday afternoon, barry at a high school track meet taking pictures for his newspaper job.  me writing before he retrieves me just because it’s fun, playin’ … Continue reading

Posted in May 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Do you feel the pain?

…and then the unthinkable happens. Cancer knocks on your door.  While you slept an invasion of cells stole away your peace and now chemotherapy rules your days and nights, even though you swore, didn’t you swear?, that you would never … Continue reading

Posted in April 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Sometimes life is not all that it’s quacked up to be.

 Gosh.  I am going to repeat the headline, just in case you missed it. Sometimes life is not all that it’s quacked up to be. You’ve experienced this in your own life at times? The feeling that you want life … Continue reading

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Secrets we don’t share…

I have been thinking about the things we don’t share. We all know what we share. We share about good things, happy things, pondering things, challenging things…but what don’t we share? It’s always interesting to look at what we don’t … Continue reading

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When a log lands on your toe…will you remember your gratitude practice?

  Wham!  Bang! Last night I reached down to pick up a log for the woodstove.  The log slipped down to the floor–unto my sock-covered big toe.  OWWWWW! You know how you’re tempted to curse the log and life and, … Continue reading

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