Category Archives: Inspiration

Motivational and inspirational quotes and stories.

Developing intuition (and communication with animals?)

This one is kinda on the “woo” side, but anyway… I think my intuition is improving. I’ve been asking for help in that regard and, like several of my woo friends, I feel like I’m getting that help. Here are three examples: 1) Today Tom and I were watching Antiques … [read]

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A blessing on your head, Mazel Tov, Mazel Tov…*

I had an interesting experience sitting in McDonalds with Tom the other morning. I was sending love to a large group of handicapped adults and their caretakers. I do this from time to time with all sorts of random people; I feel hopeful it may help them to receive a … [read]

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Consciousness and love and patience…

“Vulnerability is having the courage to show up when you can’t control the outcome.” BrenĂ© Brown I notice I am so changed this visit over last. I am full of love and compassion, even to the dogs. I used to fear and despise dogs as messy, drooly, stupid creatures; now … [read]

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Inspiring people

While I’m on the road, here’s a little something to inspire you. I have started a folder of bookmarks called “Inspire.” It is full of people doing incredible things, often against all odds, many of them older than I am. For instance, there is the 83-year-old supermodel Carmen Dell’Orefice, still … [read]

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Lean into it

“Lean into it. It means the outcome doesn’t matter. What matters is that you were there for it. Whatever it is. Good or bad.” ~ Quote from the movie People Like Us. This is one of my newest mottos. Lean into it. To me it means more than just I … [read]

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Knocking down preconceived notions

I’m training myself to ask questions that buck the norm. To see the world from a different perspective. To challenge my current ways of viewing things. For instance, What if there really is no God and we are actually part of someone’s dream? A bad dream, at that. What if … [read]

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For me, God is in the birds and trees

The hills were silent again except for one birdsong, and it cheered me slightly. See? If there were no other proof of the existence of a bigger reality than birds, they would do it for me. ~ Anne Lamott, Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith Before I start my new reading … [read]

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Digging into the past again after quite some time!

Ghosts of distant past Whisper through the years to me “Please tell our story.”

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Super senior: 91-year-old track star

It’s been awhile since I posted to my blog! With the recent passing of my stepfather, I have been super busy wrapping up my mother’s affairs in Montana, packing her up, and moving her to Calgary. My sister and I have been running around taking care of getting her Canadian … [read]

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Embrace what is

After a long, warm fall, winter has blind-sided us full blast. The wind is cold, the snow is falling and the temperatures are low. They say we should be preparing ourselves for a winter as we remember from childhood – endless snow drifts and endless cold. Bah. Round about the … [read]

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