Calm Down! It’s Worth the Effort.

How often do you say to yourself, “Calm down?” How often does someone else suggest kindly, lovingly that you calm down? The current State of Life may give us cause operate at turbo speed. We ramp up our energies, fuel-inject our emotions, and ignite our intensity. Sometimes one’s personal odometer gets close to–or crosses over–the […]

Posted on July 3, 2017 at 5:05 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Good Fruit. Unexpected Blessings.

Sunlight’s strewed across the maple syrup brown concrete floor. My barefoot takes cool from the floor. Across the lobby’s expanse, day’s end sun carves shadows four, five times taller than the metal door frames. One door clatters open, startles me. Older woman, maybe, almost elfin and with two cloth satchels that pull her arms down […]

Posted on June 20, 2017 at 11:49 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Commitment 2017

For years I haven’t made New Year’s Resolutions. Never could live up to them. Usually had forgotten the resolution by February. But I’m all for setting measurable, accountable commitments. Right now I’m working on my Commitments 2017. Just last week I received an e-mail invitation to Run the Year 2017. It invites me to run/walk […]

Posted on December 29, 2016 at 6:00 pm by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Morning Prayer 33/100. Steady pace

Moving at a steady pace is most often your best bet. I went out to run earlier than usual one morning last week. All along the way, a 10-yard stretch of grass separates sidewalk from boulevard. I rounded a curve and came upon a doe and two fawn, perhaps 3 weeks old, grazing on that […]

Posted on September 8, 2015 at 6:51 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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