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The Right Place at the Right Time

I have a friend who has managed a number of very successful companies that were built from the ground up by their owners.   He tells me that very often, these owners are hard to deal with because they think they … Continue reading

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Inhabiting the Edges

Yesterday, as I was sitting in the car in our park in the pouring rain, I received a post from my friend, Truck.  It doesn’t look like a good day for the park.  Want to do coffee in my office?  … Continue reading

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Mindful in the Morning

I mentioned in passing at the beginning of the year that I’d started using a new daily reader as part of my Morning Practice.  More exactly, I should own up and say my  Most Mornings Practice.  Like many of the … Continue reading

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Blessed

I know a few people who are always talking about blessings.  It’s such a blessing that your baby was born healthy.  It’s such a blessing that you found a new job so quickly after you were laid off.  Having good … Continue reading

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Making a Difference

When people walk into 12-Step meetings for the first time, they are sometimes puzzled.  They came looking for specific directions to deal with their problem and what they find is a group of people sitting around talking.  Taking turns talking.   … Continue reading

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Making (Brain) Waves

In the 1950s, the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi introduced a meditation technique in India termed Transcendental Meditation, so-called because its practice was said to transcend normal thought processes to a higher state of consciousness.   Although initially taught as a spiritual or … Continue reading

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Park Day One

One of the casualties of a busy December, in addition to Morning Pages, was regular trips to the park in the morning to write them.  Although there are advantages to writing at home, I miss being out among the trees, … Continue reading

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Beginnings

It has become my habit over the last twenty years to carry with me several daily readers to use during my Morning Practice.  There are probably several dozen others floating around my office and our bedroom.  I was once talking … Continue reading

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Resolutions 2013

For many years, I’ve been something of a self-improvement junkie.  I believe that introspection is good for the soul and that identifying areas that could stand some improvement (sometimes known as finding Defects of Character) should be part of a … Continue reading

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The Meditation Carousel

If you’ve been coming here for a while now, you know –  I am a Big Believer in Meditation.   Since I first learned Trancendental Meditation over 30 years ago, I’ve learned that meditation calms me, gives me perspective and that … Continue reading

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