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2017 - My year as "ChangeMaker"



Well here we are. The first week of 2017 has passed and we are all trying to get our bearings on what this means for us. Some are looking at what that might mean politically, while others are hard at work implementing their plans and promises to see their resolutions through, despite the statistical odds to the contrary, and then there are some simply hoping to correctly write the year in the...

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Cool Down Contemplations

We all know that the current state of our Alberta Economy is bleak, and dire, and really freaking scary. The Economic downturn has affected us, our friends and families in very big ways. Every day we hear of another person who lost their job, and another who, after several months of trying is still unable to find work. Our job markets are saturated with unemployed oilfield workers who just really...

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2016 - My year of 'Quiet'

Well, 2016 is upon us, and to some this means the start of new things.  I am not much for resolutions, but I do like to sit quietly with my thoughts at this time and reflect on the year that has passed -

I declared 2015 to be my year of 'Grace'. When I first made the declaration, my intention was to offer more grace to others. To love more, to judge less, to have more patience, and to have a wide...

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2015 - the year of Grace - wtf was I thinking?

Brave girls club darkness hope love peace

When the clock struck 12:00 midnight on December 31 - I declared my word for 2015 to be 'grace'. I know - STUPID move right?  That's just asking for trouble... I kind of thought it would be an easy one...  A gentle year.  Haha 

At first I thought it meant offering 'grace' to others... Being kind, being forgiving, loving everyone... - but I very quickly learned that was never really an issue for me...

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JUST BE - 2014



Well here I am on the eleventh hour of 2013 and writing my yearly 'ring in the new year with a new word' post.  I declared 2013 to be the year of 'CALM'.  I am aware that I have fallen short in some areas of 'calm' but feel I can turn the page on this year with many valuable lessons under my belt....

I have learned:
  • over committing feeds only my need to please others, while greatly depleting my...

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