Tag Archives: fear

Is that a reliable source?

I don’t take anyone’s Word for it anymore. And why should I? Why should you? In an uneven, out of balance world filled to the brim with liars and false prophets, people out to make a buck while climbing the … Continue reading

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listening to your Gut

Never be afraid to jeopardize a relationship when your gut is sending you warning signals. Your gut feelings are usually correct when they are strong enough to break the surface of your psyche and make themselves known to you. Those uncomfortable sensations and that queasy … Continue reading

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it’s a Golden Opportunity

Today I want to remind everyone about opportunities. It’s true, they don’t come along everyday, but when someone offers you or someone you love, an opportunity, don’t let your pride or your own self doubt get in the way of … Continue reading

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don’t go around smelling like a butt

Here’s a thought and some good advice. I was collecting cigarette butts on the beach one day when I approached a smoker putting out her cigarette. This was a woman that did not like me, but I decided to be … Continue reading

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My third eye isn’t that blind

About twenty years ago I was working in a national recruiting position that required me to utilize commercial airlines on a weekly basis. After several hairy and frightening flights, I started to feel I was using up my good karma … Continue reading

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When people ridicule, they show what they fear most

I saw once where someone that used to claim to be a fan of my blog made a derogatory comment about this blog on someone’s fanpage on Facebook. This is where ignorance is bliss and well, ignorant, because the person … Continue reading

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I don’t need to be Right

I am not that person. And thank goodness I’m not! I am not that person that always NEEDS to be right, that NEEDS to have it her way or else. I derive great joy from being able to say “Oh! … Continue reading

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When someone dies, do we forget the bad?

by Madeline Laughs A notorious abuser dies and the folks that once labeled him Abuser and swore him off completely, start to essentially canonize him. They choose to remember only the good things about him and to ignore all of … Continue reading

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Asking a guy out?

by Madeline Laughs I was talking with one of my single girlfriends the other day and she told me a story about one of her latest adventures in dating. She said she decided not to wait on the guys to … Continue reading

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Rabbit Fear

by Madeline Laughs Leading life from a place of fear has never worked out in my favor. I figured this out a long time ago, however I still find myself making those same  decisions whenever I’m faced with an issue … Continue reading

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