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Daily Inspiration

“Remember, we are all affecting the world every moment, whether we mean to our not.  Our actions and states of mind matter, because we’re so deeply interconnected with one another.  Working on our own consciousness is the most important thing we are doing at any moment, and being love is the supreme creative act.”  Source: Ram Dass

There’s a Little of Huma Abedin in Every Woman

“I don’t know why she doesn’t leave him!” I heard many of women snap whenever the Anthony Weiner’s sexting scandal came up in conversation.

This “holier than thou” attitude toward Huma Abedin often sprouted from the mouths of women I consider smart, sophisticated go-getters, yet were one time or another involved with questionable characters themselves. I’m talking about women who were with players, hustlers and drunks, or who allowed themselves to be humiliated by their significant other’s behavior because they insisted “we have a great connection.” One would assume these ladies, upon noting the common thread, be oozing with sympathy when it’s the exact opposite.  They’re often even more critical of the Huma’s of the world.

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Daily Inspiration

“If we can use our problems and illness as opportunities to think about how can change our lives, we have power.” Source: The Power Is Within You, Louise Hay

Wordless Wednesday

IMG_9707At the Washington Plaza Hotel pool in DC.

Pass Me The Crown: Next Life I Want To Come Back As A Princess

As I headed down 14th Street in D.C. to pick-up breakfast at the local Cosi, I was reminded again that in my tiny single parent household there are no traditional roles.  By defacto, I am both the hunter and gathered.

It was still early and the DC streets were just starting to wake. There were clusters of homeless men loitering on street corners. “Can you spare some money pretty lady?” Hotel workers consumed cleaning their tiny patch of sidewalk. Young workers with Starbucks cups in hand, who with their J Crew looks, I pegged as working for a lobbyist or a Congressional aide. But, I’m from New York, so I assume everyone in D.C. works on The Hill.

Then came me: the gatherer-turned-hunter. Out early in search of food as my tribe of one waited back at the hotel.

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Daily Inspiration

“Joy is what happens when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.”  Source: Marianne Williamson