Death and Dying


Death is a facet of life I became familiar with at a very young age. I recall being as young as two, learning about my Great Grandma Marika’s passing. When I would ask, “Where’s Grandma?” my mom or grandma would say “she’s with God now.” The next thing I remember doing is leaning into an incense…

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Brian’s Waterfall


We had a 14' high bank behind our home that was over grown w/wild flowers, herb bushes & weeds. I envisioned a waterfall built on the bank. On Oct 06, Brian, my youngest son, 17 yrs of age, cleared off the bank, digging & creating the tiered path the water would take on it's journey to the…

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Practicing Gratitude


Did you know that human brains are hard-wired to scout for trouble? Back in caveman days, or even the wild wild west, continuously scanning your surroundings for trouble was a useful way for us to be hard-wired, since danger and life-threatening situations loomed around every corner. And when…

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Common Divorcee Money Beliefs


by Diana Mercer Common divorcee money beliefs seem to fall into 3 categories: Entitlement Fear Naïve Entitlement: The “you must pay for what you’ve done!” and the “marital standard of living” arguments.  In these situations, I think the impact on children are that the divorces tend to be higher…

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Death and Dying


Death is a facet of life I became familiar with at a very young age. I recall being as young as two, learning about my Great Grandma Marika’s passing. When I would ask, “Where’s Grandma?” my mom or grandma would say “she’s with God now.” The next thing I remember doing is leaning into an incense…

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Brian’s Waterfall


We had a 14' high bank behind our home that was over grown w/wild flowers, herb bushes & weeds. I envisioned a waterfall built on the bank. On Oct 06, Brian, my youngest son, 17 yrs of age, cleared off the bank, digging & creating the tiered path the water would take on it's journey to the…

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Practicing Gratitude


Did you know that human brains are hard-wired to scout for trouble? Back in caveman days, or even the wild wild west, continuously scanning your surroundings for trouble was a useful way for us to be hard-wired, since danger and life-threatening situations loomed around every corner. And when…

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Common Divorcee Money Beliefs


by Diana Mercer Common divorcee money beliefs seem to fall into 3 categories: Entitlement Fear Naïve Entitlement: The “you must pay for what you’ve done!” and the “marital standard of living” arguments.  In these situations, I think the impact on children are that the divorces tend to be higher…

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