Category Archives: discipline

Editing, editing, editing

Tom Petty says that the Waiting is the hardest part, and God knows I’m not good at waiting (and that is not part of the process I’m looking forward to). Thus far, from where I’ve spent my day sitting, at … Continue reading

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Who am I and what am I doing here?

This year has been very challenging for me in many respects. And it’s only half over. My vision for how things would go and where I would be right now? Well…it’s been a rough road and I’m not where I … Continue reading

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Lent is a time for change

I am in the middle of an epic internal conflict, wringing my hands and crying, “What to do? What to do?” Why the drama? My last two Lenten reflections left me looking through the glass darkly, wondering what’s in store … Continue reading

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Lent is a time to repent and heed God’s call

We are all called to repent and we are called to follow Jesus. When we repent, first we (probably) feel guilt or remorse for our misdeeds, then (ideally) we turn away from the “bad” behavior and move towards more noble … Continue reading

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Lenten considerations

Jesus told his disciples, I am the Bread of Life; whoever eats of my flesh and drinks of my blood will have eternal life. This startling disclosure came shortly after the miraculous feeding of five thousand with five loaves of … Continue reading

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Practice, practice, practice…and the benefits of regular exercise

If you’ve followed my exercise saga you know that last year I transitioned from Richard Simmons to Wii Fit Plus to power-walking/jogging/running and ultimately to the P90X workout regimen. Then, in September, an injury and subsequent tumble off the exercise-wagon … Continue reading

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My 3 words and the goals that go with them

This year I was introduced to the concept of identifying 3 words to be the focus and guide for personal goals and development, rather than going through the exercise of creating resolutions that might fall to the wayside before the … Continue reading

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A Tale About Trolls

Once upon a time, in a land that might or might not be far, far away, there lived a troll. This troll, like any troll, had “issues”, not the least of which is her overwhelming anger. Sure she had friends … Continue reading

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Three Words for 2011 (and insight into how my mind works)

Sure, I’d heard a bit of the buzz…but amidst all of the noise and fanfare of the incoming new year I’d not stopped to discern just what was that buzzing noise I was hearing about “3 words”. Then a friend … Continue reading

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Are you a Coach, a Mentor, a Leader or a Manager?

In the world today, everyone is someone – at a minimum, you are your own boss. I don’t mean in the sense of owning your business; I mean in the sense of how you manage yourself. Whether you like it … Continue reading

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