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"Free choice is the greatest gift God gives to his children."
- Elisabeth Kbler-Ross
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"The world is full of lonely people, all isolated in a private, secret dungeon."
- Loretta Girzartis
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"Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway."
- Mary Kay Ash

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Finding Ourselves

Don't Complain Don't Explain

I would like to challenge you to look at yourself and see if you can relate to this part of the life process. I am focusing on this part of the life process because I am hearing it more and more from people who I know and who are writing to me. Ano...

Do We Need To Be Led Or Can We Lead Ourselves From Within?

I was thinking today and wanted to share this with you. I have studied society and the way we are "taught" to live according to societal "rules" and if we live outside of these pre-designed societal norms we are "judged" as different, weird, insane, ...

Pain And Pain Management Series - Part 2

Pain has invaded your life and has changed it forever. This is a force that must be reckoned with. Now how are you going to do that? First you cry! Now what? There is this force that can bring you to your knees. It has taken over your life a...

Living Within The Spirit

I was telling a friend of mine the other day that I had nothing in my life that I felt guilty about. This is quite a statement when I thought about it. I would like to share it with you. When I was younger I was doing something, I dont remember what,...

See to Yourself

How much of what you talk about doing and changing in your life do you really follow through on? We all have the best of intentions especially when something like a good friend suddenly dying of a heart attack when they were sweeping the drive way. ...

Pain And Pain Management Series - Part 1

I have decided to do a series on "Pain." Many of us are dealing with a pretty hefty amount of chronic pain. It is a specialty all of its own. There is still a lot that is not known about pain and the management of pain. I believe we are going to have...

Topic Number 3 of How Not To Be a Victim

This is the 3rd part in a 5 part series about how to take control of your life. If you missed the first two we will eventually have an index up with all of the past writing. Until then even if you missed the past two if you start with this one about ...

Our Spiritual Selves

Our spiritual selves; this is a very sensitive subject, but I feel very passionate about what ever is missing in our lives is directly related to our lack of growth and commitment in this area of our lives. It is at the core of any and everything tha...

Did You Know - What You Think Is What You Are?

We all have a certain way of thinking that was formed by the way that our parents or whoever raised us, talked to us. We take in what is said to us by the most powerful influence over our lives, which is whoever raises us. Again, we are born with our...

Topic Number 2 of How Not To Be a Victim

This part of your growth process in learning how to take your life back will be presented in several parts since it is so long and detailed. First I am presenting an overall picture of how this process works. Next I will write about our perceptions. ...

The Need For Nurition

You have heard the saying "you are what you eat." Little did I know when I started my odyssey into the world of illness that those five little words really were true. Your diet can determine your level of pain, your mental attitude and of course how ...

How We See Ourselves Determines The Outcome of Our Lives

The other day I was watching the Discovery channel and they were doing a piece on Tourettes Syndrome. For those who do not know what Tourettes is it is an affliction whereby the person has emotional and physical problems. They have these tics that ...

Topic Number 1 of How Not To Be A Victim

Why we become a victim, how to stop being a victim in any part of your life and how to take your power back

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