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margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
One of the most difficult behavior patterns I’ve had to learn has been reacting to something when responding would have been wiser. So many times this is a result of being abused as a child. We carry the hyper-vigilance with us for the rest of our lives. It tends to get us in trouble. We are...
susan-browne's picture
What is my job in life? What is the work I'm supposed to be doing? First of all, "supposed to be doing," is a tricky phrase. I don't know if I believe I'm "supposed" to be doing anything in particular. However, like a flower perfumes the world or a bird sings, (and not always...