A haiku

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Loving the rustling?
leaves blowing outdoors today
a crisp reading spot

For me, reading and writing go hand in hand. These are both my favorite things to do. No matter where I am, I can snuggle in and do either of these.

It’s getting a little cool outside, and soon…

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October Six Word Photo Story: Freestyle

Pink is passionately seeking your awareness!

I hope I had you at pink. The color pink symbolizes youthfulness, good health, and being playful. Breast cancer isn’t only a woman’s disease. October is breast cancer awareness month. However, every day needs to be.

I took this photograph in Montana when I last visited my sister and her…

A haiku

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Seasons trigger thoughts
emotions can run rugged
journals offer care

Writing in a journal can help you discover a better understanding of who you are becoming. Self-reflection is important in becoming a better person.

By remembering your unique experiences, both positive and negative, you will find a deeper awareness. …

Overthinking can become a bad habit

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“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”

– Albert Einstein

Does your mind wander to the worries in your life constantly? Some people are more prone to worry. …

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October Six Word Photo Story Challenge: Freestyle

Things are still green around here.


Green makes me feel hopeful and refreshed. The color green makes me think of new beginnings or even wealth. Green is easy on the eyes and helps to promote a relaxed space bringing balance. Green can also promote a calming atmosphere. The above photo is of a river near my…

A haiku

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Lovely fulfillment
whole-heartedly rich with oats
each warm sweet muffin

I have found a heavenly breakfast to enjoy with my much-loved cup of coffee. These muffin recipes are on the healthy side. The add-ins can make for a variety in your mornings. They even pair nicely with a scrambled egg…

Plotting evil comes from a deceitful heart

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“When you make peace with yourself, you make peace with the world.”

– Maha Ghosananda

Plotting evil, who has done this before? Have you ever wished ill will on others who have treated you poorly? Did someone hurt you emotionally or physically recently? …

Kris Bedenian

I’m a writer, who has journaled for 23 years. My recent battle with breast cancer has given me a new perspective on life. Writing is a way for me to give back.

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