Monthly Archives: January 2015

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life . . . “

“It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity.” ~ Melody Beattie, The Language of Letting Go

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I’d rather die standing than live on my knees . . .

“I am not afraid of retaliation. I have no kids, no wife, no car, no credit. It perhaps sounds pompous, but I prefer to die standing to living on my knees.” ~ Stephane “Charb” Charbonnier At the Paris office of Charlie … Continue reading

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Hello 2015: What to Watch, Eat, and Read, Right Now!

What to Watch.  Ok. Stop everything you are doing and run out and see the Indian (as in Asian, not as in Native Americans) movie called “PK”. I’m gonna fully admit something here, but I have not had time to … Continue reading

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