Monthly Archives: October 2015

Touchstone – Listening In

30 October 2015   Silence can become contagious.  Simon and Garfunkel spoke to this lyrically in their classic song ‘The Sound of Silence’— …The words of the prophets are written on the bathroom walls and tenement halls… But the power … Continue reading

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Listening In

27 October 2015 The dark does not destroy the light; it defines it. It’s our fear of the dark that casts our joy into the shadows. ~Brene Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection   This morning I lay in bed waking … Continue reading

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Touchstone – A One Time Only Offer

23 October 2015 “Without giving up hope—that there’s somewhere better to be, that there’s someone better to be—we will never relax with where we are or who we are.  ~Pema Chodron, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times … Continue reading

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A One Time Only Offer

20 October 2015 “When you wake up in the morning, Pooh,” said Piglet at last, “what’s the first thing you say to yourself?” “What’s for breakfast?” said Pooh.  “What do you say, Piglet?” “I say, I wonder what’s going to … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Creating a Bullseye

16 October 2015 When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.  ~Rumi From early on, my parents raised me to think of other people and put them first.  To be practical and sensible … Continue reading

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Creating a Bullseye

13 October 2015 Every decision you make is not a decision about what to do, it is a decision about who you are. — Neal Donald Walsch I believe there is an instinctive urge within us to create, and be, … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Unexpected Trips

9 October 2015 True forgiveness is when you can say, “Thank you for that experience.” ~Oprah Winfrey This week I’ve devoted time and attention to healing a tender spot. Although it’s been challenging, there’s been relief in re-examining an old … Continue reading

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Unexpected Trips

6 October 2015 When you recognize that you will thrive not in spite of your losses and sorrow, but because of them, that you would not have chosen the things that happened in your life, but you are grateful for … Continue reading

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Touchstone – A Full Pantry

2 October 2015 It occurred to me that there were two sets of virtues, the résumé virtues and the eulogy virtues. The résumé virtues are the skills you bring to the marketplace. The eulogy virtues are the ones that are … Continue reading

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