Category Archives: affirmation

small wonder

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Shortcuts to Happiness

There are shortcuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them. Continue reading

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Rockin’ the Purple

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Here’s the Thing

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Living in the Vast Maybe

Nothing in this world is certain. And I think we need a name for that. Continue reading

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Cook. Eat. Share.

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Send in the Clouds

My mother taught me to love clouds. “Look at that beautiful sunset!” she’d sigh. How many times did she marvel at the sky before I heard her words? No way to know. Because, like all kids, I could tell the … Continue reading

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The Family Tree

Picture a kid, a girl kid bursting with energy. Screen door slamming behind her as she runs outside to climb the giant maple in the front yard. Branch by branch, pulling, straining ever higher, she reaches her favorite perch, perilously … Continue reading

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Take your worries for a walk.

Sing your worries a song. Dance with them. Tell them a joke. Or bake them a pie. I love this idea. I mean, I totally love it. It’s the rarest of gifts: a brand new idea. At least  it is … Continue reading

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