Archive for December, 2012

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End of the World

December 20, 2012

While individuals stock pile their basements with water, arsenal, and knock-off Hostess Twinkies afraid that tomorrow, 12-21-12, will bring the end of the world, the Mayans actually believed otherwise. They calculated that a new alignment of stars would usher in a new era.  With that in mind, let’s think of positive approaches and new possibilities for our community, our planet, and ourselves.

As a writer, I love the tradition my friends have this time of year. We choose a word to help keep us focused on our intentions. This year, my word is ‘BE’. I’m not going to focus on the end of the world, nor will I focus on the future of the world. I plan to BE. I hope to live every moment, in the moment and bring that focus and energy to my writing, to the people I love, and to myself.

Think about the Mayan date like they did, a dawn of a new time. It’s a perfect chance to choose a word and live it fully.

BE.

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Quotes 10

December 12, 2012

A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. –Sidney Smith

I don’t pretend we have all the answers. But the questions are certainly worth thinking about. –Arthur C. Clarke

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become. –Buddha