Treasures

The warmth of the sun, nature’s beauty to ponder, the gift of a friend to share in simple moments – these are life’s treasures.

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Simplicity: A Noble Quest

At thirty-one, I had to learn to change my approach to life, because the old way wasn’t working. The old way put me at the center of the family (even though I was fifth born), listening to and attempting to resolve every family issue:   Do you think your younger sister is okay living out there […]

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Day 177 “Trimming Excess”

Want to meet for a drink after work on Friday?  The text was the third invitation I had received this week. Sorry, was my response, too swamped with work. Like my dismissal of the other two invites, I didn’t give it another thought. That is until I read today’s reflection.  “The principle of simplicity,” Derek […]

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Independence

“Take the train into the city, Mom.  It would be so much easier.” “No,” I insisted.  “I like the independence of having my car.” So, I arrived at my daughter’s Monday morning to find there were no parking spaces on her street.  I texted her to meet me outside.  It was close to lunch time, […]

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