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If you could see me I would be waving my arms up in the air. If you could hear my voice, it would be loud. This message today I want you to hear loud and clear. You are afraid of life.  I am afraid of life. We are afraid of life.  We are fearful of being out there. We are terrified of adventures.  We want our day to match our day before. No surprises. No unexpected things happening. Just a good…

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The Chair

Growth does not happen in big spaces, with no resistance or pushing back. It happens when the space around us is too small for us and we push out stretching our environment as much as we can. Change does not happen when you are relaxing on a big arm chair overlooking the ocean. I wish it did. But I never heard someone tell me: “I was sitting at this big chair overlooking the ocean and I evolved…

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Anger is not gas

Speak when you are angry. Go workout when you are furious. Write when you feel anger's breath on your face. Live fully when you feel intolerance for something someone has done to you. Grieve with passion when anger is hammering down your front door. Certainly, do not count to 10 before you speak. You have been told thousands of times. Keep it in. Wait. Let it pass. Well my dear...anger is not…

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Grief’s Superpower

I noticed grief’s superpower when I found myself taking action that would normally scare me. I found myself speaking the truth more and more. I heard me say things to people I never would before my loss. That superpower was almost like a brand new engine that lived within me. But the engine did not show its face while the grief was deep and dark. It started to rev up when I begun to plug back in…

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Guest Blog: Reconstructing Life

Written by guest blogger Kelly Farley Dads (and moms) tell me all the time they feel like they died when their child died. In a way they did.  Anyone who has lost a child or has gone through any profound life event will tell you that it’s not possible to go back to the person you used to be. Of course, many people keep trying to get their old life back, but it’s not possible. How can it be?…

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