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It’s gonna take as long as it takes…

Dear Impatient Soul, The middle part of the transition is just not easy...it just isn't. It is okay if it feels difficult and tedious and maybe even impossible, that does not mean that you are doing it wrong. We have to remember how long things actually take. We...

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It’s worth it to clean it up…

Dear Determined Soul, Wow is it ever a surprise when we start to dive into a mess that has been growing for a very long time. As we start to pull things out to sort them…we often think, 'Nevermind, I am just going to stuff this all back where it was'...because once...

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People before politics….where we stand.

This message comes from a place of love. *edited to add more context.....I am writing this blog post because next week we will release our 2017 Symposium schedule and open registration. Just like last year, our speakers come from very diverse backgrounds and...

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What can love do?….

Dear Tired Soul, When the day is over, and we are all weary from another day of trying to figure things out, trying to make sense of things and trying to do our best…when we are tired of taking sides, or being mad about sides, or wondering what side we are on….when...

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Being at peace helps us to create peace…

Dear Endeavoring Soul, When things are very difficult, as they sometimes are in life, we have to learn to preserve our energy for what our most important stewardships are. This requires discipline and lots of remembering. It is easy to get sucked into and caught in...

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Let’s listen so we can understand each other….

Dear Misunderstood Soul, We have each lived a whole lot of life, and most of it no one knows much about. There are so many misunderstandings that could be prevented or soothed if only others knew the whole story. It is like this for all of us. We often think we...

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Take heart…there is a way for things to work

Dear Worried Soul, There is a way that things are going to work….you just may not have discovered it yet. There is ALWAYS a way that things are going to work…and work out…and work together. There is always a way. Sometimes we forget that, and we suffer because of...

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