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A is for Allow

I’m someone who feels the weight of things, even electronic ones. To give you a sense of what I mean, I’m the woman who compulsively deletes e-mails or stashes them …

R is for Rituals

Years ago, the first three hours of my weekdays were MINE for my morning ritual. (Before you ask, the answer is yes, I had a full-time job at the time.) …

E is for Easy

It’s funny that a message titled, “E is for Easy,” has been the hardest for me to write in my blogging career. I suspect it’s because I started off with …

B is for Breathe

Laugh if you like, but I was feeling stressed about going to the DMV to switch my driver’s license from Georgia to Illinois. OK, so I’ll admit that some of …

I is for Inaction

As a society, we’ve become intoxicated with doing stuff. “Oh,” we say proudly, “I’m SOOO busy.” What some folks are really saying, in proportion to their pride, is I’m busy, …

L is for Laughter

Norman Cousins got a poor prognosis to survive Ankylosing Spondylitis, a sort of arthritis of the spine. Against his doctors’ advice, he left the hospital and shut himself up at …

E is for Expectation

You know how folks turn to God when s-h-star-t gets real in their lives? I was one of those folks, and started following a preacher online hoping that she could …

D is for Decisions

I know that you can relate to this: Agonizing over a decision. Previously, I struggled long and hard with medium to big decisions, but got much better about making up …