Tag Archives: peace of mind

On Inner Peace

When we pause for a few moments to reflect upon our lives, we may percieve internal conflict, sadness, happiness, or some other variety of emotional state of mind. Sometimes our contemplations realize our mental state is inner peace. There are … Continue reading

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Encountering Stress

The late, great comedic actor George Burns said, “If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress, and tension. And if you didn’t ask me, I’d still … Continue reading

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To Forgive

Preachers and philosophers can extol the value of forgiveness until the cows come home, yet too many of us give only passing notice in their advice. The hearts of society and its leaders are deep abysses that we will rarely find … Continue reading

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A Positive Attitude?

People, in general, are attracted to the positive thinking movement because they see it as a tool to help them achieve a goal or to acquire something. This sort of motivation is all well and good. However, that is not … Continue reading

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A Worry Wort?

The other day I suffered through some anxious thoughts about a pending visit to the dentist.  A gap had grown between my lower left wisdom tooth and the neighboring molar.  It felt like a large part of the tooth had … Continue reading

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Polishing

Dad gave me three old brass pots the other day.  They belonged to my late step mom, Tippy.  The pots had been in the attic of the old farmhouse for several years, untouched. I brought them home and placed them … Continue reading

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