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Shame, Guilt, Regrets and other Trolls under the Bridge called Life

Dear Kathy writes beautiful essays; provocative thoughts that one can chew on, muse about the meaning and how it might bring about change in their life if put into play. I write. Some of my thoughts are thus: without guilt … Continue reading

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Would We Want To Be Perfect?

What would we all do if we were all perfect in a perfect world? Do we all then look alike? there would be no need then except for one hairdresser; one clothing store no need for architects cookie cuter houses … Continue reading

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Fitting the Pieces Together

In a rage, you fling the precious, family heirloom pottery vase into the soot filled fireplace. Standing, horrified at your action as well as the pent-up rage, you scramble to your knees poking your head into the fireplace; withdrawing; going … Continue reading

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The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Gibran

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Six Word Memoir

Wanted: Words to release unspoken thoughts.

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Looking back; Thinking forward

My two children lived in many places growing up. We moved seven times before the divorce and then once after the divorce. They started life on the coast of Mississippi, in a small town called Waveland, MS wiped clean by … Continue reading

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Hard Work

‚ÄúNothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led … Continue reading

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