New voices

kindness

I saw a video today on Facebook by this young man. Prince EA.  I am not really interested in his music, but I AM interested in his MIND. I think the message in his video on Ferguson is for ALL of us, not just the young or the black or …

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Sense of humor

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I am SO glad I have a sense of humor. Without it I would die. No…. literally die. There are so many things that make me sad, confused, flabbergasted. I can read an article or hear a news story and my heart just breaks. But then I try to find one …

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Harder to write

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I am finding it hard to write a gratitude journal every day. Not because I don’t have things to be grateful for every day, but because it is not in my nature. I am forgetful, I am lazy, and I am easily distracted. But I will push on and try, …

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a whole week…. reminders…

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It’s been a full week since I posted on my gratitude journal, and frankly, I feel GUILTY! Guilty as hell. I have a LOT more things to be grateful for, and yet, didn’t find the time or compel myself to write about them. I had to wonder if is because …

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Grateful for inventors

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I have been slack, I forgot to write yesterday, and will probably forget tomorrow, as I have a out of town job. Which brings me to my subject. Inventors. I am grateful for all the people who think outside the box. All of those who dream and take a chance. …

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Moral Compass

Compass

A moral compass. That thing that let’s us figure out what is right and what is wrong. I am so glad I have one that WORKS. I am not saying mine points to true north. I have told lies, big and small, but still,  I pride myself on being about …

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Gratitude for talent

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I am VERY grateful for my talent. I think I have talent in quite a few things, and that is good, because I am lazy. So being talented in a number of areas helps, but sometimes I don’t appreciate that talent, or rather,  I don’t feel like using it. I …

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Sunshine Gratitude

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This may seem like a little thing, but I am VERY grateful for the amazing 3 weeks of sunshine, and a-typical summer we have had in Norway. Coming from Southern California,  even though I have been in Norway for 15 years, I never get used to the cold. I hate …

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Healthcare

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I am grateful I have healthcare. Yes, we pay VERY high taxes here in Norway. But I know if I get sick, I am taken care of. And it costs a lot less than private healthcare. I am grateful to my Dr. for finding something that I didn’t know was …

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Gratitude Journal – First entry

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Just like everyone else, I sometimes feel stuck. Sitting in mud. Not moving, and not wanting to move, just wishing the days by and then fretting about how fast they go by. It’s amazing how quickly a day goes when you haven’t done a thing. Getting “unstuck” is not always …

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