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Practicing Presence

A full summer followed by a lull in the action. Is it the calm before the storm or is it simply the tidal wave-like ebb and flow of life? I can be really good at “to-do” lists and the “keep on keepin’ on” mentality. However, I can struggle with just “being.” I am practicing presence! …

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Choosing a Priority

To-do lists can get long. Choosing a priority can result in uncertainty. Typically, in such a situation, the human response goes one of three ways: Ostrich: bury the head in the sand Energizer Bunny: look really busy doing not much of anything Balanced Bird: prioritize in order of time sensitivity and importance; chug along at a …

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Everybody is safe…but…

Manning a vending table at a conference on a Friday night, I received the following text, “Everybody is safe, but the van has a problem,” followed by “It apparently rear ended a car full of teenagers. The radiator is leaking and it has a few bruises.” Thirdly, “We need to take it to the shop.” …

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