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Introspective pages from How Am I Changing?…. Or Not!

Forgiveness

For the last couple of days, I’ve been struggling with asking someone for forgiveness. It’s not really that complicated, is it? I would just say something like, “I’m asking your forgiveness for…” whatever I had done. Doesn’t really seem that … Continue reading

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Protected: The sadness is always there, but there’s joy in the memories…

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Living alone is OK…and sometimes it’s not…but, that’s OK, too

As I write this, I’m 63-years-young. Except for one ten year period from 38-48 and three years from 53-56, I’ve lived alone since I was 24. Most of the time, I’m OK with that. But, sometimes, just sometimes, I’m not. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving…and all that entails

2014, I thought this Thanksgiving could be a nightmare, instead, it became one filled with laughter, joy and great times. This year, plans were for Thanksgiving to be in Denver with my niece, her husband and their two-year-old. Additionally, my … Continue reading

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Still Angrily Impatient…But Not Always

A bunch of years ago, when I first started working on changing, or better, working on the whole me, a friend described me as angrily impatient. That’s still true. It’s something that has both caused me grief and served me. … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Myself…Maybe Not

I live alone. I’ve lived alone most of my adult life. I’m 62 years young. Just a few months ago, I had a cervical discectomy at three levels. In less complicated terms, I had four cervical discs in my spine … Continue reading

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What Is Home?

I’ve known quite a few persons in my life for 50+ years. Some, have only really become what I’d call a friend in the last 10 years or so. I’ve known my friend, Willie since December 2000, almost 14 years. … Continue reading

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Suicide…It Isn’t Painless

Since 2006, maybe even a little before, suicide has shown up in my life. There have been three which have touched me and at least one other where I knew the person who chose to leave this world by their … Continue reading

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Looking Inside For The Answers

I’m struggling internally with something. There’s a man who’s a good friend of one of my best friends. I don’t really know this man very well at all. I’ve maybe had one meal with the guy…ever. I’ve never spent any real social … Continue reading

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Tears from I don’t know where

This morning, I had something happen which has happened before. It always catches me off-guard. I started crying seemingly out of nowhere. It really wasn’t out of nowhere. I’d heard a story on NPR’s StoryCorps. It’s called, “After A Traffic … Continue reading

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