Category Archives: Choices

Master and servant

         Who is the servant? The technology, or the person who owns it? The phone rang one morning while I was in the middle of painting. I have only one special ring and it is for my husband. This was … Continue reading

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Meditation: on snake charming

         There are several people I’ve had the misfortune of working with who complain and gossip every day, all day. If they are saying anything to anyone who is not a customer, they are complaining.  It is very difficult because … Continue reading

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Meditation on mindfulness

         Every now and then I get stuck in a loop. I find myself doing something that I don’t want to do, and that I’ve been doing it far longer than I should.  It doesn’t make any sense.  I’m an … Continue reading

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Meatless? Are you mad?

         I was at a local burrito place and ordered “Seitan chorizo con papas” (spicy wheat gluten with potatoes) as my protein option. The preparer checked with me to make sure I knew it was vegetarian.  I told him that … Continue reading

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Marry out of strength, not weakness

         When you have half a person married to another half a person they don’t make a whole, they make a half. When you have a whole person married to another whole person they make something amazingly strong.          People … Continue reading

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Maps and schedules

         Sometimes the scariest trip is the trip you make alone. Alone, in a room, no props, no safety net.  Stripped of all your toys, your familiar things.  Everything taken away and all that is left is you and God. … Continue reading

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It isn’t willpower (part 4)

What turned it around?  I woke up in the middle of the night with my heart racing.  I couldn’t slow it down by focusing on my breathing.  I went to the ER.  I now go to a cardiologist and take … Continue reading

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