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For Motivational Mondays

The root of creativity is in the murky waters of deep imagination. Making contact might involve sitting quietly and looking out the window as the light comes. It might be gardening or long walks in the woods.  – Roderick MacIver

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Motivational Mondays: Oscar Wilde on happiness

“With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy?” ~ Oscar Wilde

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Here’s one for Motivational Mondays

     You know, I do believe in magic. I was born and raised in a magic time, in a magic town, among magicians. Oh, most everybody else didn’t realize we lived in that web of magic, connected by silver filaments of chance and circumstance. But I knew it all along. When I was twelve […]

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Motivational Mondays: Alliances

Alliances Storms sent from Tropical Storm Anna roared through here last week leaving behind a soggy, tousled world and scattered, fallen branches. On Saturday we took down bird baths and feeders and anything that could fly around in our yard, and pulled out flashlights, matches and candles. On Sunday after the storm passed through we walked […]

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Motivational Mondays

Thoughts about living with awareness and openness: “We waste so much energy trying to cover up who we are when beneath every attitude is the want to be loved, and beneath every anger is a wound to be healed and beneath every sadness is the fear that there will not be enough time. When we […]

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