Step 206: Between The Line

"Motley - (adjective) - made up of many different people or things."  A mirror separates light and dark - to reflect WHAT IS and WHAT IS NOT.  Human can always 'reverse engineer' intellectual justifications for what we're doing.  Sincerity matters much!  A quick fix is desired - but good old fashioned "elbow grease" may be …

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Step 203: The Turnaround

"Desideratum - (noun) - something desired as essential."  Assimilation - Elimination.  It's called "active-open-mindedness."  People who exhibit this trait do something - alone or together - as a matter of routine that rarely occurs to most of us - they imagine their own views as hypotheses in need of testing.  They encourage others to help …

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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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