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Inspiration and Lemonade

INSPIRATION AND LEMONADE: The story behind Beyond the Misty Shore   By   Vicki Hinze   Into every life, lemon juice does pour.  If you’re lucky, you learn to love lemonade. I’m lucky. And it’s a good thing [...]

The Art Of Peace, One Deed At A Time

By KM Huber As impossible as peace seems, whether worldwide or within each one of us, there is an art to peace, and if we will recognize that art, we may find a way to global and personal peace. Of course, we start small. Whenever I consider [...]

You Are Enough…and Always Have Been

By KM Huber There is an art to being enough, although most of us struggle to believe that we are ever enough. How can we know? Far too often when we want to see if we measure up in any or all aspects of our lives, we look outside ourselves, [...]

Working With the Reality We Have

By KM Huber When we shift our attention to a memory or a future fantasy, we stray from the present, from what is real. Each moment is all we ever have, and it is more than enough if we stay with it, neither straying to what we have known nor [...]

Immortality: A Matter of Shedding

By KM Huber Shedding is a term I learned from Mark Nepo’s Book of Awakening; he is a great teller of stories for he knows their power. One of the early stories of humans shedding their skin comes from the North Borneo Dusuns who believe when [...]

Our Life is Like a Junk Drawer—Sticky, Ugly & Interesting

By Kristen Lamb Ah, it is time for spring cleaning. This past week I have been on a mission to simplify and organize. Yeah, easier said than done. I began with the refrigerator, battled the Spinach Ooze of Doom and The Casserole that Time Forgot. I [...]

15 Ways To Rock Your Sibling’s World

by Jenny Hansen Although Sibling Day falls on April 10th this year, I got my present a few weeks early. A few weeks ago, my baby sis posted this on Facebook. Things my sister Jenny Hansen taught me: How to savor good coffee How to put on [...]

“Better” Has No Finish Line

This Week’s Inspiration: “Better” Has No Finish Line by Jenny Hansen   This “getting back in shape” stuff is killing me. Last week, I shared with you some important lessons Crossfit is teaching me about [...]

Important Lessons Crossfit Is Teaching Me About Writing

What Crossfit Is Teaching Me About Writing by Jenny Hansen   Hubby and I have been trying to get into better shape since last September and after four months, I’ve got to confess it: I still don’t like exercise. Our fitness [...]

10 Life Lessons I Learned From My Dog

10 Life Lessons I Learned From My Dog by Jenny Hansen All the pet-lovers out there can attest to the up sides to pet ownership but the biggest down side, in my opinion, is their short life span. They will always go before we do. That’s my [...]