Your Future Self Needs Your Help

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When you imagine your life five, ten or twenty years down the road, who are you? Is your future self the woman you are today, just with more wrinkles and perhaps a different mailing address? Or does your future self feel like an entirely different person, someone you haven’t met[…]

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Sizzling Sue Shares What Inspires Her

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I looked up the definition of sizzling. It means hot, passionate, very exciting. Often there’s a sexual connotation as in a “sizzling romance.” While we’d have to ask her husband about that last part, I can affirm that the author of this week’s Tribe Story writes a blog that certainly sizzles[…]

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Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind: #A-Z Challenge

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“The best way is to understand yourself, and then you will understand everything. So when you try hard to make your own way, you will help others, and you will be helped by others. Before you make your own way you cannot help anyone, and no one can help you.”[…]

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(The) Year of Magical Thinking: #A-Z Challenge

‘We are not idealized wild things. We are imperfect mortal beings, aware of that mortality even as we push it away, failed by our very complication, so wired that when we mourn our losses we also mourn, for better or for worse, ourselves. As we were. As we are no[…]

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X and Extraordinary: #A-Z Challenge

“Nothing that had happened in the past could be taken away. This was an amazing gift. The past was over and done and settled; you couldn’t get it back, but still, whatever good you had gotten from it, spiritually, emotionally, would be yours for your lifetime.” Extraordinary by Nancy Werlin I[…]

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What Comes Next: #A-Z Challenge

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“Nothing is wasted when you are a writer. The stuff that doesn’t work has to be written to make way for the stuff that might.” What Comes Next and How to Like It by Abigail Thomas The idea that nothing is wasted is a common one for writers. Every word is[…]

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