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Dec.18.2013
The dots will connect.
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Aug.26.2013
Today’s mantra is chillax, floating to me out of a crashing surf.  Waves of anxiety arose from divergent currents – work, writing, personal life, wife’s health.  Two team members are out this week, neither planned, so I’ll pick up what load I can of their tasks.  I’m worried as my...
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Jun.17.2013
To honor this new burst of soul summer in me, my mantra today is imagine.  I've been using it as my mantra for several days, if you're going to push me for truth in thinking.  I've been addressing it to force change in my life.  Jane Wilson's post, Just One Little Boy, with a Gun,...
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Jun.03.2013
Today's mantra is simple - look forward and move forward -- and keep moving. I feel like I've traversed a bridge recently.  I'm leaving behind my past's golden dreams.  I'm creating new golden dreams. I met a man, Teddy within the last few weeks.  He said the secret to life is to...
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May.28.2013
Today's mantra comes via a series of erotic dreams. I often have erotic dreams.  I think it's because I eat a lot of mangoes.  I'm not going to get into the erotic details but give a base description of what transpired.  The dreams were a series over three nights in succession...
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May.17.2013
I woke up in bed.  Good place to be.  I last remembered going to bed and that was my final memory before falling asleep.  It's usually a good omen for an auspicious day when memories and reality synchronize. I was alone.  I looked around for the cats.  My wife was dressing...
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May.16.2013
I meditate daily.  Usually it's an early, early morning affair when graylight is caught sneaking past the sky's edges. Well, that's from mid April on.  Sunlight fails to appear in winter on some days until almost 9 AM, hours after I've meditated, hours after I've reported to work. ...
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Apr.26.2013
Ironically, I was writing a post focusing on the mantra bounce back when the computer crashed just as I went to post it.  All the words were lost and had to be found again, along with the mood and the energy the post was generating for me.  So...here goes..... My writing has faltered a...
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Apr.20.2013
I feel super.  Dappled sunlight decorated the living room when I stole out of bed.  Today is the day to make things happen. My mantra for this week began as 'focus'.  My energy and attention was scattered.  I was dashing too much between activities, with my body arriving well...
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Mar.31.2013
Today's mantra is an accumulation of a few days' of thinking, pondering and speculating.  I was actually thinking that I'm searching.  I'm searching for meaning, understanding and balance in life.  All my meditations are small steps in a larger journey through myself, who I am, who I...