Monthly Archives: December 2014

Putting the Story-Writing Pen Down

This year I decided to give myself a very specific Christmas present.  I’ve picked the one relationship in my life that has caused me the most pain and work on it.  This work included devoting an entire session with my … Continue reading

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Come, Creativity, Come …

The last 24 hours have been a wonderfully rich time for me.  The hours could have been overwhelming – for in the next 24 hours I will be officiating at a memorial service and leading our regular Sunday service.  All … Continue reading

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One Bite At A Time

The past two days that I’ve spent recuperating from my minor bout with the flu were helpful on many fronts.  They slowed me down and helped me remember what was most important to me.  I even came up with a … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Our Choice

One of the things I love about writing is that it puts me in touch with truths that I need to face that I might otherwise avoid and/or miss.  Yesterday’s entry, for example, put me in touch with the fact … Continue reading

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Adjusting Expectations Accordingly

Throughout the course of my life, I’ve followed a pretty predictable pattern when it came to dealing with particularly stressful periods. I would hunker down, make it through the stressful event, and THEN get sick. It was as if my body … Continue reading

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