Step 186: The Paradox of Waiting

"Ego is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity."  ~Booker T. Washington Absence of an event can bring as much information as its presence. There is a fine line between confidence and arrogance.  Some parts of life's journey are made alone - it's "my walk to walk."  No one can do it for us.  …

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Step 185: Observe (either AND or)

"The sum of my life is no more than these three sayings: I was raw.  I got cooked.  I got burned."  ~Rumi No one owns the Truth.  Nature does not favor the 'hunter' or the 'hunted.'  Nature balances.  Opposition is an opportunity to experience 'ebb and flow.'  Are you offended by 'those people' who are …

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Step 184: When Freedom Rings – – Answer the Call

Small things matter.  Joy is both something to let in and something to create.  It nurtures and heals. Time changes perspective.  Is there's a split between "what I think" and "how I feel?"  We're halfway through a cycle that initiated September 17, 2013 - April 2025. We've been searching for something we could sink our …

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Step 183: Many Roads – One Path

"Sedulous - (adjective) - involving or accomplished with careful perseverance; diligent in application or pursuit."  Fate and destiny call out to each of us.  We're in 'purge and clear' mode - time to clean out the refrigerator (again).  Check expiration dates on relationships, habits, thoughts and beliefs.  July brings the 'cut-off-point.'  The answer has been …

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Step 182: Eclipsed

"Burgeon - (verb) - to send forth new growth (such as buds and branches); to bloom; to grow and expand rapidly; to flourish." The Turning Point!  We need contrast to keep life interesting.  Increase and decrease are interdependent. Think back to July 2000. What theme was playing out?  Decrease brings the opportunity to expand resourcefulness.  …

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Step 181: Chapter 7 – Breaking the Chain (Sequels – Prequels – Reboots)

"Afflatus - (noun) - a divine imparting of knowledge or power; inspiration."  Nature maintains balance by eliminating excess.  We are officially through one-half of 2019 - what do you remember from January?.  Are you NOW where you wanted to be in Janaury?  Where do you want to be in January 2020?  The "past" is about …

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