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Not Taking Everything Too Personally


Continuing down the path of playing catch up with my 2017 Reading Challenge, I switched up my earlier choice for my second book to finish in April from The Cleansweep Conspiracy by Chuck Waldron (which is a self published book) to The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz (which is an award-winning book). It was a book that I had meant to read for the longest but never did; and for the sake of expediency on getting to my two reading choices for May so that I don’t fall further behind, I started reading it last week.

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Not Being Weighed Down by Distractions

Without realizing it, we’re all holding onto baggage that weighs us down to the point of drowning.

I’m writing this Sunday night, thinking about the work week to come and the thought of all the things I need to accomplish is bordering on overwhelming.

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Early Morning Musings – Learning from Adversity

Putting it all together…

Late for a “Monday Morning Musing” post I know, but the message is still timely. In the course of spending this month getting all my affairs in order to begin drafting my novel next month, my favorite slogan of ‘Sometimes Life Happens’ reared its ugly head again. Real world situations occurred to have me contemplate the decisions I make and how I should move forward.

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Missed Opportunities

It’s Thursday night while I’m writing this and I’m looking back on the previous weekend and this work week like it was a blur. Easter was on Sunday and I made the familiar sojourn back home to visit my family and enjoy their company for a few days. It was a much-needed break away from the city and from my daily routine as well. But I also hoped to use it as a creative opportunity.

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Crunch Time for Writing Again

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As we creep closer to midnight, I’m just now getting a chance to really sit down and gather my thoughts from the very ‘trying’ day. Trying is perhaps an understatement of epic proportions but it wouldn’t be life without a curve ball thrown at you every inning or so. But now’s not the time for that. The time is for sharing another writing contest that I want to submit to.

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