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Risk To Be Happy

20130113_170941The level of my happiness is contingent upon and related to my sheer willingness to do the happy dance, to celebrate, participate and be excited at opportunities as they present themselves! It is so easy to fall into the trap of the white noise – the day-to-day drumbeat of: life is a challenge; that the world is going to hell; nobody cares; it doesn’t matter anyway; or most people are schmucks.

For years, I rose on Sunday mornings to attend a gathering of people who some i liked, some liked me and others taught me what i didn’t want to be and others i taught what they didn’t want to be! I looked forward to attending that meeting for many many many years. Then i stopped going to that gathering for many years. I could tell you many reasons about why i stopped attending however none of them really matters today – all Continue reading


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I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.

Audre Lorde


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