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Being real

Erik told me months ago about a powerful blog post, “The disease called Perfection,” on SDL (Single Dad Laughing).  In the post, the author (Dan), writes of the pain-inducing illusion of Perfection which permeates our society and causes us to … Continue reading

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Effort versus externals

Lying in bed this morning, the thought came: Happiness doesn’t depend upon circumstances. I kid you not when I say that the theme song of Star Wars immediately started ringing through my head, as if to indicate this was a … Continue reading

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Dealing with the pain of dissapointment

A while back I was talking with my husband Erik about the pain of disappointment–whether toward ourselves or the actions of others. I mentioned that there are many ways to deal with that pain: * eating to excess (not healthy), … Continue reading

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