“I wonder…”

by Jan on November 17, 2011

“Wisdom begins in wonder.” ~ Socrates I think about wonder a lot.   Is it hope that leads to wonder?  Or does wonder come before hope? Recently I heard this piece of wisdom about the power of wonder, and the need (…)

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This great ship called life

by Jan on November 13, 2011

“When a great ship is in harbor and moored, it is safe, there can be no doubt. But that is not what great ships are built for.” ~ Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D Life is like a journey on a huge ship (…)

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Raindrops of Change

by Jan on November 10, 2011

This is a great post that I came across that I would like to share with you. It is about all the possibilities that live within us–unrecognized. It is also about how change happens raindrop by raindrop. I hope you (…)

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Hope is a word we have known from the beginning…

by Jan on November 7, 2011

A friend of mine recently forwarded an article by someone she respects.  In it the author challenges us to banish “hope” from our language, and states that all we need is intention. Some people seem to have this knee jerk (…)

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The world is not flat…

by Jan on October 28, 2011

“Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, (…)

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Your dream is inside you. Let it out!

by Jan on October 17, 2011

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” ~Neale Donald Walsch I’ve discovered that most of us have dreams.  Little things mostly – things that we’d love to have happen without any real expectation that they actually could. Sometimes (…)

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What Steve Jobs can teach us about girl energy. 

by Jan on October 11, 2011

“Your time is limited; so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.  Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking.  Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner (…)

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by Jan on October 6, 2011

“You have to trust in something: your gut, destiny, karma, whatever… Follow your heart.”  ~ Steve Jobs I recently wrote about Steve Jobs and I’m thinking about him again today—as is the rest of the world. In fact, I’m writing (…)

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Unexpected paths. Unimagined destinations.

by Jan on September 30, 2011

You may find yourself living in a shotgun shack. You may find yourself in another part of the world. You may find yourself behind the wheel of a large automobile. You may find yourself in a beautiful house with a (…)

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Hope is a “bear necessity” of life.

by Jan on September 28, 2011

“In this world of change, nothing which comes stays, and nothing which goes is lost” ~ Anne Sophie Swetchine Have you heard that HOPE is missing? The famous black bear, Hope that is. A search for Hope has been going (…)

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