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Happy Doodling!

I was leafing through one of my notebooks this morning, when I came to the following sentence that I had underlined in red. “Work with your negative blurts and try to change them into positive affirmatives.” Julia Cameron After I … Continue reading

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Did You Drink Coffee Today?

I think one of the vices that I have is drinking coffee. I try not to overdo it since I am not allowed to exceed three cups a day (doctor’s orders). According to my cardiologist, espresso and Arabic coffee are … Continue reading

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I Dream Of Moments

Elaine Maxwell wrote: “Whether I fail or succeed shall be no man’s doing but my own. I am the force.” I remember when my kids were younger and I was teaching full time all I dreamed about and wished for … Continue reading

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I Miss Him Terribly

It’s Valentine’s day this Friday and as is so common on such occasions the TV, newspapers and magazines are swarming with advertisements of different things to do and buy for your loved ones. This is my second Valentine’s without him … Continue reading

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Never Go Back

It’s one of those times again in my life when I can hardly control myself from being too negative or too pessimistic about most things around me. And when I am in that state of mind I cannot write. I … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Slow Down Sometimes

I find it strange how at some point in my existence, my life became so hectic and stressful. I was always doing things. Besides having a full time job, or sometimes even more than one job, I was also taking … Continue reading

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Forget Everything

A few months ago I had some guests over for coffee. It was the first time some of them were visiting me in my house and one woman said, “I didn’t know you had so many books, I would have … Continue reading

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Leave Karma To Karma

Maxim Gorky wrote: “Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.” When I look back at my life, at my pre-Canada days, … Continue reading

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What’s The Point

My late husband once told me, “Nothing has been easy for me in this life, even when I was a kid. I had to fight for the things I loved to do and have, no matter how small they were, … Continue reading

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Constant Battle Of Ideas

What do you do when something, some phase or chapter in your life, has come to its end? You feel it, you know it, and yet you don’t know how to react. What are you supposed to do, how are … Continue reading

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