Category Archives: Positive, Positivity, Uplifting, spiritual, authentic, authenticity

Shine your light and share your smile

“I will burn candles of smiles in the bosoms of the joyless. Before the unfading light of my cheer, darkness will take flight.” …  Yogananda There are two ways to look at pretty much everything in the world … from … Continue reading

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Changing my thinking ~ changing my world.

… On the days when I was the only one smiling on my isolation floor of fellow cancer patients I quickly learned that my inside approach really did affect … not only my own recovery … but also the mood of the medical staff and the other patients as well. … Continue reading

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Sharing gifts on Life’s Road

… I guess Life got tired of waiting for my when’s and why’s to run out so It kindly lifted me up … guided me across the barren wasteland of “Medical-Crisis Land” … and then gently deposited me on this new road. Once I got over the shock of not bouncing down the same-old, same-old path and took a good look around I realized that I was on “Purpose Road”. … Continue reading

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Filling my cup with the good stuff

It’s interesting to me that we all have so many opinions … but we don’t think that they are only opinions. How often have you heard someone say: “I know …” or “Well that’s just the way it is.” I know that I’m certainly guilty there. In my life I have been oh-so-sure that I was right so many times that I’ve lost count. Continue reading

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Enjoying the view from outside the box

“If you are going to walk on thin ice, you might as well dance!”  … Unknown  My friends all know that I like living outside of the box.  When someone makes a comment about my upbeat … off-the-wall … unique … Continue reading

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Strapping on a parachute and embracing my purpose

Like a lot of people I used to wonder what the heck I was here for. I wanted to know my Purpose-in-Life. … I have to admit that this Purpose-of-Life thing was pretty intimidating to me … after all … who was I to have some integral part in Capital “L” Life’s big scheme of things? … Continue reading

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I am so-o-o excited! … New book … New Twitter … New Me!

Did I mention that I’m having fun!?! Continue reading

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Smiling … my contribution to Paying-It-Forward

Sometimes it takes them a little while to let the smile filter through their defenses … but in general Ms Perky and I have a pretty high success rate in the “share-a-smile-with-a-stranger-today” program.
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Flying high with wings of fire

Ah-h-h-h yes … the fire. I recognize The-Fire-of-Life. Been there … done that … came out the other side of Life’s campfire looking like a roasty, toasty, ready-to-munch-on marshmallow! Most amazing of all … Continue reading

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Thriving … the only way to fly.

… It is not enough for me that I survived my trip down Cancer Road … I’m extremely grateful … but merely surviving is not enough. I choose to demonstrate my gratitude to Life by spending whatever time I have left here … thriving. Continue reading

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