He always just held my hand - the gift of being present

The first time I met him, he held my hand.  During one of my darkest nights, when my Dad died, he held my hand.  The last time I saw him, he simply held my hand.  The gift of being fully present is one he freely gave me.

When was the last time...

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The Blue Velvet Chair

- A Story About The Pursuit Of Truth -

Anne and I met after she had inherited her Grandmother’s house. It was a beautiful character home, with fine furnishings and lush draperies and located in her city’s finest neighborhood sitting on a over sized piece of land surrounded by English gardens and majestic Garry oaks. Anne loved the home, but she mostly loved...

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Simply Peace

It was 12 years ago today that I was happily driving home from picking up some supplies for my brother's birthday when another vehicle hit me.  I was just a few weeks pregnant with my firstborn Evan.  The young man who hit me was drunk, very very drunk.  And in the blink of an eye...

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The 3 Very Best Things To Declutter Today

All of us have been given the same gift: this life.  How we choose to live today will determine our tomorrow.  We are all on a journey, with a path straight in front of us.  Perhaps your path is...

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9 Things To Fill Your Simple Life

Some call these "The Fruits of The Spirit".  Others use different words, such as values or qualities.   These words represent things that cannot be bought.  They are not more stuff, they are within you.  They are cornerstones of a simple life, because...

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