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The Fixer

Are you a fixer?  When faced with a problem, big or small, do you look for solutions, figuring there must be something in your life you can tweak to make it go away? 287 more words

Learned Passivity

I liked school.  I always knew what I needed to do to succeed at school: follow directions, do your homework, do as you’re told, etc.  I was a straight A student.   326 more words


In the Sea of Nun

You told me I didn’t know what water was
I told you, “There is more to the sea of Nun than you could ever guess” 668 more words


Peaceful Confrontation

How do you react to adversity? For me, it all depends. I’m a Christian. I like to think of myself as a pacifist. Yeah, I know. 362 more words

Life Lessons


Entering the grocery store last evening, it dawned on me I’d not picked the smartest time if I wanted to avoid ‘unconscious shopping’. It was late, I was ready to eat and I sure didn’t feel like cooking when I got home. 1,070 more words

Changing Habits

Power and Control

Jimi Hendrix said, “When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” During these troubling times, when people in power seem compelled to use and abuse the power they have, the power of love seems far away, unattainable. 137 more words

Of Patience and Passivity

Is there something you’re waiting on? Is there a decision before you that you are despairing over making? Or perhaps a situation that appears monstrously overwhelming? 713 more words