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Serious Silly

Not seriously silly. Serious silly. *** Today's post is brought to you by my writing muse. Mine's a girl in pigtails, wearing some sort of dress. What it looks like depends on the day. I thought she's eight. But, much has indicated she's closer to six. She has the playful heart of a six year… Continue reading Serious Silly

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Teeming and Teaming with Awesomeness

I talked about how we should be spending the first part of our transformation growing, listening, and learning in Part 1 of this series: Who We Were Meant to Be. Then, I explained pursuing what is good in the final stage of our metamorphosis in Part 2: Being True and Good to Ourselves. I was… Continue reading Teeming and Teaming with Awesomeness

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Being True and Good to Ourselves

In the previous post, Who We Were Meant to Be, I talked about how we should be spending the first part of our lives growing, listening, and learning. We undergo changes, kind of like the  stages leading up to a butterfly. After undergoing metamorphosis, it's time to figure out who we are. Each of us… Continue reading Being True and Good to Ourselves

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The Stories that Must Be Shared

As a child, playing the piano was a safe way for me to release my unfiltered, intense emotions. Well, it was safer than using words to share whatever was going on inside of me. I was too young to really say, with any conciseness, what I was thinking or feeling. And, I was scared about potential… Continue reading The Stories that Must Be Shared

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Cultivating Change

I find a particular kind of creature fascinating for a number of reasons. I'm going to share three, here. First, it's complex. People borrow layers of an onion to describe the intricacies and labyrinth of human emotions, thoughts, and experiences. Well, this creature doesn't disappoint in possessing undiscovered enigmas. That isn't to say we have… Continue reading Cultivating Change