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Posted on Oct 31, 2012 in getting unstuck | 0 comments

Your Secret Dream

Oh, it’s magical. I see you on your unicorn followed by a trial of sparkles and serenaded by oohs and ahhs. You make it look so easy because, well, it is easy, isn’t it. Your special thing.

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Posted on Aug 20, 2012 in getting unstuck | 0 comments

Is Your Light On?

I am ten and it is late October in Waterloo, Iowa and it is the last Halloween that I know I can officially go out and trick or treat. I am at that age—next year I will just be too old…

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Posted on Apr 15, 2012 in change | 0 comments

How To Accelerate Hindsight

I have a spot reserved in my heart for the small voice that speaks at the exact moment the yammering crowd silences –when the noise parts and the small voice says the thing everyone is to afraid to say—and usually the last thing I want to admit.
Sort of.

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Posted on Mar 19, 2012 in law of attraction | 0 comments

You Are Your Actions

Drowning and Swimming – both involve water and splashing about but, of course, you’d never confuse the two. You may think that’s a ridiculous statement but reflect a moment: there are choices you make, things you decide to do that make you sink like a stone in life yet you tell yourself that they represent forward motion.

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Posted on Feb 6, 2012 in change | 0 comments

Misspent Youth

I have found myself running into the girl I used to be lately. You may think that must mean some carefree version of myself, untethered by serious adult themes but that would not be the case.
I’ve definitely gotten younger as I’ve gotten older.

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Posted on Oct 25, 2011 in getting unstuck | 0 comments

What is More?

The Incredible Force and other childhood games.
Shove me into spectacular.

And genius—dip me in some genius.

Smack me with astonishing.

Elbow me into marvelous.


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Posted on Mar 22, 2011 in change | 0 comments

Taking Down Those Fences

You are a puzzle, my friend, a fascinating puzzle. You are one surprise after another, just like those crazy Russian nesting dolls. You’ve been clever and intricate with how you’ve bound up that heart of yours.

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