Tag: ideas

Oct 30

Opening to possibility

Do you ever wish you could do something, but it seems impossible? Or improbable.  It may not fit in with the image you have of yourself, and your relationship to the world. When we were children, we seemed capable of imagining many things. We could play games and slip into different roles, become anything we …

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Jul 05

Change and Continuity

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. Most of us know this quote from the Bible, which is found in the Book of Ecclesiastes.  And those of us who grew up in the 60s know the wonderful song by the musical group The Birds, called “Turn, …

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Apr 26

Awaken to creativity within you

It’s spring and flowers are beginning to bloom. Yet many may be feeling anxious looking at the world around us, where there are conflicts in many places. Still, you want to move forward in your life and do what is meaningful for you. Even when things look bleak, when you don’t see how what you …

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Jan 25

If you write it, it will come

Remember the movie “Field of Dreams”? In that film, Kevin Costner hears a voice telling him, “If you build it, they will come.” He builds a baseball diamond and, well, the movie plot is complicated, but ‘they’ do come and play ball! What do you want to create in your life, to build?  In the …

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Nov 30

You are more than you think you are

During this time when the days grow shorter and the world is in a state of great change, it’s more important than ever to train ourselves to focus on what is most meaningful for us. Although we all have personal problems and challenges, we are bigger than they are, and there is always a way …

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Aug 29

Attention

Coaching for Attention, Creativity & Career says the ADD Mindfulness website.  Paying attention is the first skill that has to be mastered, because only when you can focus at will on what you choose can you live life with calm power. Without being able to sustain attention, very little can be accomplished. Another skill is …

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Mar 28

Personal Best

Years ago I saw a film called “Personal Best.” It was about women training for the Olympics. In the end, they were unable to attend the Olympics because the U.S. called for a boycott that year for political reasons. So the women’s only reward was their knowledge that each of them had done her “personal …

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Jan 26

Making Habits into Goals

A new year has just begun and, if you are like me, you want to set fresh goals, or reach the goals you set last year. When we set a goal, we usually feel enthusiastic. We may put it on the top of our “to do” list and have every intention of seeing it through …

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Feb 25

Visualizing Intentions

In the book How God Changes Your Brain: Breakthrough Findings from a Leading Neuroscientist, Dr. Andrew Newberg and Mark Robert Waldman explain the latest research findings on how we can use our desire, focus, and faith to see our intentions realized. “When you clearly articulate your intention or goal in writing and speech, your frontal …

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