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Anxiety

Anxiety: an abnormal and overwhelming sense of apprehension and fear often marked by doubt concerning the reality and nature of the threat, and by self-doubt about one’s capacity to cope with it. (Merriam Webster) I met a woman recently who … Continue reading

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The Great I AM

It’s easy for me to empathize with someone stepping into a public forum who is visibly rattled by nerves. It’s painful. I really dealt with it growing up because I was so self-conscious.  And, when the focus was on me, … Continue reading

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The Shield

Our country is permeated by a climate of hate and fear. Many are anxious as they take in the increasingly popular reports of evil. Watching the news I can’t help but think of Don Henley’s song, Dirty Laundry: I make … Continue reading

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“Look at the Dolphins!”

I set out for a brisk walk along the beach this morning with lots of missions to complete – get some much needed exercise, feel the sand between my toes, enjoy the sound of the waves, watch for sea life, … Continue reading

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My husband just won the 2015 World Handball Championship in his division – men aged 65 and older. He was not favored to win, ranked somewhere in the middle of 22 participants from Canada, Ireland, Japan and the United States, … Continue reading

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Read the Instructions

A couple of days ago I woke up a little anxious, as if there was a decision or problem looming. I laid there a few minutes, allowing my brain to wake up and scan my memory. No problems came to … Continue reading

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Spiritual Disciplines

My daughter had an opportunity to sleep in after a later than usual night out with some girlfriends. As an elementary school teacher with an active family, it was a rare opportunity. So when she felt a little hand in … Continue reading

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