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Mister Rogers – Kindness and Success

Fred Rogers has been quoted as saying, “There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The third way is to be kind.” I think that kindness refers to both being kind to ourselves and kind to others. Whether at work or at […]

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Coffee shop graduation musings

Personal Reflection and Inner Stories

Last week I was sitting at a coffee shop in Philadelphia waiting for my son’s med school graduation ceremony and was struck by how everyone was going along with their regular day. The young woman sitting next to me was doing homework on her computer. People were walking to work, enjoying the beautiful day. Some […]

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Love & Pink Fountain

Kindness and Grace, When It’s Hard

It’s easy to be kind and full of grace when things are easy. What does it take to show kindness when things are hard? How do you respond when what you hold dear has been triggered? My uncle and my dad used to say, “It doesn’t cost anything to be kind.” It seems like such an […]

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Tangled Cords

Tangled Cords – How Do They Happen?

How in the world do cords get tangled when they are simply sitting in your computer bag? It is a mystery to me! Gotta love the Universe – I’m writing this at a coffee shop and looked up to see a woman untangling headphone cords from her purse! Life is like that, too. How do relationships get […]

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Big Hair HS Graduation (3)

Cayenne for Cinnamon, Oops!

How often do you have an oops experience and then berate yourself for doing it wrong, not being good enough, should have known better, yada, yada, yada? A few weeks ago I decided to make Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies – had my dry ingredients in the bowl, grabbed the cinnamon and shook it into the flour. […]

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