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In Response to ImageLover's great blog about dogs and heaven

Wednesday, August 15, 2012      9 comments

My DD sent me this some time ago and I keep it on the desktop of my computer to read whenever I need to. A Dog's Purpose (from a 6 year-old) Being a veterinarian, I had been called to examine a ten- year- old Irish wolfhound named Belker.... Read more

Pema Chodron's Influence

Sunday, August 12, 2012      6 comments

I am an avid reader and have been since I was seven and polio tied me flat on my back in bed for six weeks. So my first introduction to Pema came through reading about her on-line after I saw her name mentioned several times on a yoga lovers in... Read more


Friday, August 10, 2012      8 comments

Today is the anniversary of my reaching my goal weight 6 years ago. At this time I weigh about 1.5 lbs more than goal and about 9 lbs more the the lowest I ever got.... which DH said was too low. I love the way my clothes fit, my body feels an... Read more

My new challenging attitude

Wednesday, August 08, 2012      4 comments

This is the mantra I am using to deal with life these days: May all sentient being find happiness and the root of happiness; may we all be free of suffering and the root of suffering. The challenge is that word -all - that means the guy wh... Read more

Our inner strength

Friday, August 03, 2012      6 comments

Five days a week, I get a message in my inbox from "My Inner Pilot Light." These messages are always thoughtful and challenging. When I read this one today, I just had to post it here as I think it is something we all need to remember. We are... Read more


Saturday, July 28, 2012      9 comments

Okay, it's late and I'm still glued to the TV. I love watching the Olympics... the athletes that is. I do wish the "fluff" as I see it were not part of the process so we could see more different events. However today I watched tennis, bike ra... Read more

7 Lies to stop telling yourself

Friday, July 27, 2012      11 comments

Here are 7 lies you need to stop telling yourself: Lie #1: You are not worthy of love. Everyone in this world is worthy of love, and that includes you. The great thing about love is its abundance—it does not run out—and you can start w... Read more

Wonderful words from my massage therapist

Thursday, July 26, 2012      4 comments

If you feel you need strength Look inside and you will find it. If you feel you are lonely Place your hands on your chest and feel Your heart beating. If you feel sad Breath in the air around you And feel the happiness in energy ... Read more

What the President said about the tragedy in Aurora, CO

Sunday, July 22, 2012      7 comments

I found this moving for several reasons. It focuses on the victims, not the perpetrator, reminds us of what we can do and is personal. The audio of the address and video of the address will be available online at www.whitehouse.govat 6:00A... Read more

Quotes about Enthusiasm and Success

Monday, July 16, 2012      7 comments

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. - Winston Churchill A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm. - Charles M. Schwab Enthusiasm is the mother of effor... Read more

Please Watch this YouTube

Wednesday, July 11, 2012      4 comments

I think this is one of the best 20 minutes I have ever invested in listening. Please give it a try. It is about being whole hearted.
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Power Breakfast

Monday, July 09, 2012      6 comments

Old Fashioned Quaker Oatmeal- Plain (1/2 cup dry), 1 serving 150 27 3 5 Dannon All Natural Non Fat Plain Yogurt, 4 oz 53 8 0 5 Fage - 0%, 2 oz 33 2 0 6 Kefir (Lifeway lowfat probiotic), 1 serving 55 16 1 6 Bob's Red Mill Whole Gro... Read more

Thanks and Gratitude Quotes

Sunday, July 08, 2012      6 comments

Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough. - Garrison Keillor Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the... Read more

Quotes and Thoughts about Fear

Saturday, July 07, 2012      8 comments

I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experience behind him. - Eleanor Roosevelt It is better to conquer yourself than to win a... Read more

Thoughts on Independence Day

Tuesday, July 03, 2012      6 comments

Tomorrow, july 4th is a major holiday in the United States. We celebrate our independence from the British Empire, gained through an 8 year war after an official declaration of independence. That document delcared "all men are created equal... Read more

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