Monthly Archives: October 2010

Attitude of Gratitude

Time is all too fleeting and I find the deadlines edging closer every day…every hour, even. I don’t have much in the way of words today other than to share with you that I’m working hard to shift my focus … Continue reading

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Hodge Podge of Beliefs

I recently finished reading Dani Shapiro’s Devotion, her memoir and reflections on spirituality. A number of people I know whose tastes in books I highly respect had suggested I read Devotion. Being on my own spiritual and creative journey, I … Continue reading

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Flash? People?

Before I jump into today’s post, I want to thank so many of you for reaching out to me (and this little community here at Life Refocused) regarding the last two posts. I was deeply touched by your reassurances and … Continue reading

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A Wish (or two, or three…)

I struggle with self-criticism. With doubt. With perfectionism. Venturing into creative pursuits–photography, this blog, an art retreat–has been fabulous in so many ways, yet it has also tapped my vulnerabilities and insecurities. I’ve shared (some!) experiences of my impostor demons … Continue reading

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Hurts and Forgiveness

On Sunday night, I got my feelings hurt by someone else. This isn’t the first time this person has hurt my feelings by saying something mean to me, by yelling at me, by hurling curse words at me. Thankfully this … Continue reading

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Hanging on to Summer

I hope you are soaking in the turn of the seasons. I know I am. Reveling in the donning of a jacket. Adoring nights of sleep under a blanket with the windows open. Anticipating the aroma of roaring fires while … Continue reading

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Messages from the Universe

As some of you may know, I’m always on the lookout for signs and messages from the Universe. They sometimes show up in a heart-shaped leaf, or on my bathroom mirror, or in a star-shaped rock. During times when I’m … Continue reading

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