Tag Archives: Life lessons

Strengthened by Our Challenges

“We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared, discovering we have the strength to stare it down.” — Eleanor … Continue reading

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More Joy in the World

“My hope is that you will harness your education, your creativity and your valor, your voice, your vote — reflecting on all that you’ve witnessed and hungered for, all that you know to be true — and use it to … Continue reading

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Lessons learned From Living Through a Pandemic

“Life has got all those twists and turns. You’ve got to hold on tight and off you go.” – Nicole Kidman When I wrote the previous blog post, we were at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. Now we have … Continue reading

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Thriving . . . Not Just Surviving: Rachell Kitchen

“You either walk inside your story and own it or you stand outside your story and hustle for your worthiness.” – Brené Brown Rachell Kitchen has faced significant trauma in her life, more than most people. She has not only … Continue reading

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Listening for Inspiration

“I have seen the healing power of good listening so often that I wonder if you’ve noticed it also. . . . Listening moves us closer, it helps us become more whole, more healthy, more holy.” – Margaret J. Wheatley … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from Running . . . for Life

“Life is for participating, not for spectating.” – Kathrine Switzer This is a different blog post from what I intended to write. Over the past few months, I trained for my third annual half-marathon and faced some challenges. My intention … Continue reading

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Developing Good Habits

“Just because you’re struggling with self-discipline doesn’t mean you have to raise the white flag and declare your self-improvement efforts a complete failure. Instead, work to increase the chances that you’ll stick to your healthier habits – even when you … Continue reading

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A Place of Comfort

“The path of least resistance has a lot going for it. The comfort zone isn’t where you lose yourself. It’s where you find yourself.” ― Meghan Daum We often talk nowadays about the need to get out of our comfort … Continue reading

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