Category Archives: Personal Stories

In this section of the blog you will find stories of a personal nature on a variety of topics.

The Harmonious Continuum of Giving and Receiving

No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted. -Aesop I learned a valuable lesson many years ago from a young college student who worked as an intern in my office at a local college. Several of us in the office … Continue reading

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Building Bridges to Find the Common Ground

We will always meet people who come from a different point of view. It is my belief that it’s important to keep an open mind and try to find common ground. This blog post illustrates how I did this when I … Continue reading

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The Empowerment of Surrender

The term “surrender” is surrounded by the connotation of “giving up” or “losing the battle.”  So when we are told to surrender to God by saying, “Thy Will be done,” we may feel that in some way we are giving … Continue reading

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Accessing Your Subconscious Healer

The technique I’m sharing with you today came to me by way of a book called “Instant ESP” by David St. Clair. While browsing books in a local bookstore in the early 1990’s, it literally fell off a shelf. I … Continue reading

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One Day You Knew What You Had To Do…

The January 23rd quote of the day from The Journey by Mary Oliver has been one of my favorites for many years: Every time I hear or see the above quote, I remember the day in 1985 when I knew … Continue reading

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Our Kitchen Now Has a Floor!

I began this series of posts with a limerick that I remembered from my childhood: I wish my room had a floor I don’t care much for a door But this walking around Without touching the ground Is getting to … Continue reading

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Announcing the Birth of Our New Kitchen

For all of you who have been following us through our “labor” you’ll be happy to know that it is now is the time to celebrate. The construction crew worked like crazy yesterday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM and … Continue reading

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After a Long Labor – A Kitchen is Emerging!

It seems like forever since we’ve had use of a kitchen (in truth it’s been exactly one month ago today that the work on the kitchen began, although Victor and I actually started preparing on Dec. 17 by cleaning out … Continue reading

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What Does Personal Empowerment Mean to You?

During my Personal Empowerment workshops one of the questions I ask participants to share is their definition of empowerment.  These participant definitions form the basis for moving forward together through the rest of the workshop. My Definition of Empowerment: Empowerment … Continue reading

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A Peaceful World Through Truthful Relationships

One of the most important lessons I am learning in this lifetime is the importance of expressing my truth and allowing others to express their’s without judgment. I’ve come to believe that when a person is expressing something from their … Continue reading

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