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Monthly Archives: July 2009

Man has never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.

~ Bern Williams
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It is too hot to think too hard! 100 degrees by 10 am and knowing AZ temperatures are hotter than Dubai make me realize most of what is going on may simply be a mirage these days.

One thing is always for certain. You can count on yourself. You alone are responsible for you… good bad or otherwise… Friendship can be based on lots of things. Hopefully you don’t delude yourself into believing some are friends when they are merely a mirage… this time of year… in this kind of heat… it makes people do funny things. Forgiveness and friendship go hand in hand. They are 2 sides to the same coin. Yin and Yang. You can’t go back, but you can move on. You don’t have decide to move in different directions, but time moves on, as do circumstances.

Don’t kid yourself and count on anything other than you – is what I remind myself time and time again. Pray for those who have caused frustration and hurt… they are chasing after other dreams… wish them well and move on. (I use this same philosophy in bad traffic with other drivers around me 🙂 )

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Clear out the clutter… there is an answer amidst the chaos… its ok…
There are things much bigger than any of us… there are answers to things big and small all around us. Sometimes it is about surrendering to the chaos and letting go. It is in that letting go that I am reminded over and over again that ultimately there is a bigger plan and I need to stay open to it.

Change is a given. I love the part in this song about counting your blessings and soon you’ll forget all the rest around you that was wrong. Life is so uncertain… but one thing is most certain… and that is God is in us, around us, and here… always.

The control we seem to think we have is an illusion. There are always 2 sides to every coin, as the song says… always… you can’t have one without the other. Which side of the coin do you choose to focus on? It is a choice. Its a personal decision. It can make a world of difference depending on which side you allow to be heads up in your life.

Mondays… meditating commutes… unfathomable heat all around… serenity inside the concrete jungle.

an imagination is a horrible thing to waste...

an imagination is a horrible thing to waste...

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Perfect end for the weekend

Perfect end for the weekend

Nothing better than logging off all squeaky clean — washing away the cares of the day. Cheers to new beginnings and wonderful friends. Life is good!

“You are 0% Narcissistic”

 

You are not narcissistic.You may have some symptoms, but who isn’t a little bit self-centred, or picky with their friends?

Are you Narcissistic?
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I’ve been quite interested recently in the things people have to say about themselves, their reason for keeping friends or not… it seems good to just check in and consider personal motivations… don’t ya think?

Now THESE results on the other hand…

What mental disorder do you have?

Your Result: Paranoia
 

You are constantly thinking about what others may be saying about you behind your back. You may also feel people have conspiracies against you, or they are out to get you. In crowds you may feel like everybody is watching to closely.

GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
 
ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder)
 
OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
 
Manic Depressive
 
What mental disorder do you have?
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Do you think a prescription service comes with this kind of diagnosis? Maybe someone is keeping track and automatically sends me the pills to go? 🙂

The space between the these trees10_001

the showcase spots on SL are totally worth the time for an individual field trip. you never know what you might find behind a door… or a window.. or a small box… when God closes one he always opens another 🙂 must have been what these sim creators thought too!

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