Inspiration, Letting Go, Faith – The BridgeMaker - Part 23

A Simple Path – To Kindness

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“Kindness begets kindness evermore.” ~ Sophocles 15 inches of snow covered Kansas City last week. Coming off of a winter when KC received only a few inches, this winter’s snow seemed especially deep, beautiful, and at the same time, dangerous. When I left my house at 7 a.m.…

Spiritual Practice How to Choose a Spiritual Practice

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I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. – John Lennon In this age of technology and materialism, when many wonder what tomorrow will bring, the resurgence of spirituality is a normal phenomenon. For centuries, people have turned to religions or other belief systems for support and understanding.…

30 Days to Bold

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And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. – Anais Nin Tess Marshall is a fighter. Check that. Tess Marshall is a courageous fighter. Courage coach, Tess Marshall has a story to tell.…

Isn’t Life Beautiful?

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The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. – Frank Lloyd Wright A note from Alex: Mary Beth and I are taking our first vacation – alone, in almost 17 years. Our time together reminded me of this post. Even though a lot has happened in the two and half years since writing this, my answer to the question, Isn’t Life Beautiful?

What Do You Want to Hear?

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One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can’t utter. – James Earl Jones If you need a Valentine’s Day gift idea you don’t need to look far. Web banners, print ads and email offers are plentiful right now.…

Letting Go: True Stories of Hope

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If you let go a little, you will have a little peace. If you let go a lot, you will have a lot of peace. – Ajahn Chah A note from Alex: Please read to learn how you can contribute to my next book Letting Go: True Stories of Hope, Encouragement and Peace and receive a free autographed copy.

Find the Woman You Want to Be

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Women are always beautiful. – Ville Valo …everywhere women want to be whole together
make stew, simmer all that is true
in the broth of human goodness, invite
every man, woman and child to toss in
a favored spice, a wish, a way to rebuild
our fractured world and with tomorrow
in our wombs,
we will carry bowls of peace
from hearth to each table, however remote…
– Perie Longo, from her poem What do women want.…