Heart

All true renaissance begins within the heart. A desire is born and if nurtured grows to a passion.

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Knowledge and the love of learning...

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Home

Beginning with your own corner of the world...

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When your heart and head have come into agreement and your home shows it, a new relationship with all around you becomes possible.

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+Harmony

04th Dec 2015

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3 Reason to say “YES”

This time of year is flooded with requests for our attention, our attendance, our resources, our time and our energy. I believe the only 3 reasons to say “YES” to...

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04th Dec 2015

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Say What You Mean

I don’t get sarcasm. I don’t find it a healthy way to communicate. I actually think it is very passive aggressive, cruel and condescending. I read a quote a long...

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+Harmony

02nd Dec 2015

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Live Up To Your Labels

One of the great oximorons is that you can’t tell someone to stop telling you what to do without telling them what to do. But you can show them what...

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02nd Dec 2015

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Take Down To Put Up

We rotate the decorations on our front porch 3 times a year. Today the pumpkins are being packed away to make room for the nativity and twinkle lights. In a...

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01st Dec 2015

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To Do…To Be

This year I will be using a double entry system for journalling. One is goal based, achievements both personal and professional. The second is spirit based, more on who I...

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30th Nov 2015

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January is a lie

I know it’s not December yet but already I am seeing promotions for ways to start the new year right. But each and everyone of them is a lie, a...

New Year's Eve

+Heart

25th Nov 2015

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Eves

The night before…. The anticipation of what is coming. The wait for the wonderful. The hope that going to sleep early will bring the morning sooner. Some holidays actually begin...

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+Heart

25th Nov 2015

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Setting the table

All across America this week the emphasis is on gratitude and family and eating. For some this is a happy time, full of love and laughter. For others it is...

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+Harmony

19th Nov 2015

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Exceptional People

“I want two fish tacos except I only want the fish on one taco and extra cheese on the other.” “I want a veggie burrito except I just want the...

I don’t know…

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11th Nov 2015

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I don’t know…

but I’ll find out. I used to be afraid to admit when I didn’t know something or didn’t know what someone was talking about. I thought not knowing everything would...

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+Heart

10th Nov 2015

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Paint

“The heart wants what the heart wants” is often quoted as justification for desiring something that doesn’t make sense to others. I believe one of our core desires is for...

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+Harmony

06th Nov 2015

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From my front door to yours

My driveway is connected to yours. By city streets and highways and freeways and maybe even a dirt road, there is a path from me to you. And there is...

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+Home

05th Nov 2015

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Minions and House Fairies

I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little help around the house. Someone who could pick up the small stuff. Someone who could handle the routine, the never ending...

computer literacy

+head

04th Nov 2015

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Alison

When my son was young he would often ask me how I knew something. My pat answer was “because I’m smarter than you”. One day an older woman asked me...

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+Heart

03rd Nov 2015

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Full Circle

I was impressed with you when we first met. In all honesty, I was a little intimidated by you. You seemed so confident, so sure of what you were doing...

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+Heart

30th Oct 2015

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Cowboy Chili

The inevitable change of seasons is marked by falling leaves or falling snow or migrating birds overhead. All things I greet each year with joy. Fall is such a wonderful...

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+Heart

03rd Sep 2015

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Brushing off the dust

When I started this blog it was with the intentions of building a brand based on my own journey of renaissance and some ideas that have been transferred from one...

My Head May Explode

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23rd Mar 2015

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My Head May Explode

From my desire I have set out full speed on a quest for knowledge. All renaissance involves learning something you didn’t know and pursuing a working mastery. Maybe not a...

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10th Mar 2015

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Heart In It

I love old sayings. I seldom know the origin. Usually no one knows for sure who said it first. The passing of time obscures the first voice as it is...

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+Harmony

10th Mar 2015

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Get Out There

One of the pitfalls of making your house a home is the world outside can become less attractive. If the best food in town is in your own kitchen, why...

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+head

04th Mar 2015

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Time to learn something

How do you learn best? Are you the person who starts with the instruction manual or do you just jump right in? Does a voice of experience and training encourage...

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+Heart

04th Mar 2015

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Changes

On my personal horizon I can see some major life changes coming. My youngest child will start her senior year of high school in the fall. My husband will retire...

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+Harmony

31st Dec 2014

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One Day…

Too often that’s when we plan to get together. Too often that’s when we pick up the phone to call just to talk. Too often that’s when we think we...

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30th Dec 2014

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Passive Permission

I remember clearly sitting in the corner of an all white living room with wall to wall white carpet. It was the day we got the keys to the first...

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29th Dec 2014

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It’s all in your head…

Well, maybe it’s not. Never in the course of human history has anyone ever completely filled up their personal hard drive short of a coma and there is debate about...

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+Heart

29th Dec 2014

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New Year – New Heart – New Journey

The turn of the calendar page between December 31st and January 1st is a simple motion but the ripples of that single sheet carries more weight than any other. Marking...

Ephesus Library

+Heart

07th Dec 2014

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In The Beginning…

Probably the most read words in the Old Testament of the Bible. With the beginning of a new year many add reading through the Bible in a year to their...