art by Maria Chambers

In 2009 I lost a significant person in my life.  It was a tumultuous relationship, with highs and lows.  I knew I had to begin distancing myself from him because he was disrespecting me, and the relationship was no longer serving me. The more 
I began to see it as a reflection of my own disrespect for myself, it became essential to release him from my life.

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Raindrops keep falling on my head


“Men aren’t supposed to cry except at funerals and the Grand Canyon.”  ~ Ron Swanson from Parks and Recreation

Today was an interesting demonstration of the metaphor of water.  First, it was a rainy day, with intermittent showers, not unusual for this time of year in Florida.  But it’s been especially stormy because of some influencing hurricane and tropical storm activity in the Atlantic Ocean.

It’s hurricane season and it’s nature’s way and the way of consciousness to clear stuck energies.

So, onto the stories.

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This morning I went for an oil change. I go to the dealership even though my warranty on my Hyundai expired awhile ago. It cost only $6.00 because I bought a lifetime voucher for oil changes. They provide great service, and even wash the car afterward. The only problem is the ride is a bit long for me, and these days I don’t feel that safe going outside my comfort zone.

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Once upon a time there was a CEO of a large company. His name was Bob. The company was handed down to him by his father, and his father’s father because this company was in the family for generations. Bob took a great deal of pride in running his company. He loved so many aspects of being in charge of so many people, so many departments, and so much enterprise. He worked very hard to maintain his position because, just as his father and grandfather and great-grandfather passed on to their beneficiaries the physical business, they also passed on their ideology of working hard, being competitive, not trusting easily, and not taking anything for granted. Continue reading “The CEO”