January 2012

How Are You Living Your Dash?

by Connie
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Cemetery gravestones of old were succinct. They cut to the chase; noting the name of the departed, birth year and year the soul transitioned. The two dates were separated by a dash chiseled into the rock.  This hyphen represented the person’s life. A whole lifetime reduced to one glyph (-) carved in stone…one uncomplicated dash. Which brings [...]

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How To Uncover Your Truth

by Connie
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There’s a quote by the author, Lynn Hall that says:  ‘We didn’t change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves.’ This is the point I made in, ‘Sculpting Your True Self’.  Juxtapose that with this quote by the French philosopher, Henri Bergson:  ‘To exist is to change, to change is to mature, [...]

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Sculpting Your True Self

by Connie
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It’s been said, when Michelangelo was asked how he created his statues with such perfection and detail, he answered: ‘Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.’ Fast-forward some 400-odd years.  My friend Jody and I were discussing whether people change or not. [...]

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