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About gammajo51

Child of the 60's. Woman of wonder. Worked as a counselor for 20 years...spiritual life is for me. Presently have been working as an ESL teacher for at least 12 years. Love to garden, read, write, do puzzles, and just explore the universe. Pet lover. Enjoy quiet and solace.

Say Yes!

To say yes, you have to sweat and roll up your sleeves and plunge up to the elbows. It is easy to say no, even if saying no means dying. ~ Jean Anouila Don’t we all want to just get … Continue reading

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A Child of the Universe

You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars. You have the right to be here. And, whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should. … Continue reading

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If we find nothing of interest where we are, we are likely to find little of interest where we wish to go. ~ Edwin Way Teale Have you ever felt restless, irritable and discontent? I felt that way yesterday…no one, … Continue reading

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Seeking Courage

Every man has his own courage, but is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson When we look outside of ourselves for support and affirmation of our acheivements (such as money, raises, … Continue reading

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A Quiet Retreat

Nowhere can a man find and quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul. ~ Marcus Aurelius We live in a nonstop, noisy, go get em society….radios blasting, internet buzzing, texting, phones beeping… rest. No reprieve. No peace. … Continue reading

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Motivated to Change

I have never seen a person grow or change in a constructive direction when motivated by guilt, shame, &/or hate. ~ William Goldberg We are raised in a society that likes to think all the guilt, shame, and hate will … Continue reading

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A Way Out

The best way out is through. ~ Robert Frost This guy’s orientation and works were mostly related to forests and trees…nature. Sometimes, we are so caught up in our pain and disillusionment with life and people, that we cannot see … Continue reading

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