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[7 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

I’m a shining bell
My perfection protects me
Nothing can penetrate
My inside is pitch black
My shell gets cracked
Brokenness opens me
I’m no longer perfect
Light enters the crack
I become enlightened
My heart swells
My ears open
I see with new eyes
My mind expands
My ignorance lessens
I see myself in others
I’m no longer superior
I help brothers and sisters
Broken together
We grow as one.

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[29 Mar 2016 | 2 Comments | ]

Marcie Monkey hadn’t been happy for months,
She and her husband, Titus Turtle, sought help,
Together they consulted Ollie Owl, the respected healer,
“How can I help you?” Ollie asked
“I can’t make Marcie happy,” Titus’s eyes moistened
“Nothing I do cheers her up.”
Marcie nodded, both sides of her mouth turned down,
She sat still in her chair, not like her vibrant self,
“I do everything I know how,” said Titus
“The harder I try, the unhappier she gets,”
Ollie sat forward looking eye to eye with Titus
“It’s not your job to make Marcie happy,” he said
“You can’t make …

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[3 Jan 2016 | 2 Comments | ]

To blame no one but myself,
To take full responsibility
For everything I’ve said or done,
Thought or felt,
Wow!

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[27 Dec 2015 | 2 Comments | ]

Our Image of God
Shapes our lives
A punishing judge
A comforting guide
Absent, Non-existent
Forever with you
What is your image?
How is it affecting you?
 

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[19 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]

Santa Claus is a messenger from God,
He shares abundance, generosity, jovial caring,
Scrooge and the Grinch are stingy,
Wearing wizened hearts and shrunken souls,
We strive to be Santa and not Scrooge,
Copious presents and seven course meals,
Too much of a good thing boomerangs,
God disappears in “stuff” and a Roman orgy.
 

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[8 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]

Growth is choice in motion,
When I accomplished a goal I was happy,
It did not last very long,
I needed another project,
I couldn’t rest on my laurels,
I worked to attain my new goal,
Unhappily I strove to succeed, 
For short-lived happy moments,
I was unhappy most of the time,
I decided to change my mindset,
Unhappiness is a choice,
So is happiness,
I made up my mind to be happy,
I claimed my happiness,
Regardless of conditions and circumstances,
Not because of them,
I discovered the secret to being happy.
 
Dr. Doug Welpton

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[24 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]

You cannot do anything
That contradicts your self-image,
Henry Ford observed:
“If you think you can, you can
If you think you can’t, you can’t
Either way you’re right.”
Be bold: do what you would do
If you knew you could not fail.
@Dr. Doug Welpton

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[19 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]

When you help only yourself you’re selfish,
When you help others at your expense you become resentful,
Good self-care is not selfish,
You can’t care for others if you don’t care for yourself,
First put on your oxygen mask so you don’t become a casualty,
Now help your child or your neighbor.
 
©Dr. Doug Welpton

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[17 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]

You can’t
Shame me
Without my consent
 
©Dr. Doug Welpton

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[13 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]

How to stop worrying.