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Sue on top of the mountain, loving life after a very steep hike.

Everyone needs a Sue in their lives. While I’ve known Sue socially for a couple of years, it’s been in the last six months that I’ve been blessed to spend some serious quality time with her. We’ve been┬áhiking in the

Posted in Belief System, Gratitude

By Grace and By Work

“Why can’t I read the alethiometer anymore?” asked Lyra. “You read it by grace,” said the angel Xaphania, “and you can regain it by work.” “How long will that take?” “A lifetime, but your reading will be even better then.

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Posted in Belief System, My Journey

Triple Action

Lets start with a quick exercise. Grab a piece of paper and a pen, or open the notes ap on your phone. Go ahead, I’ll wait. Write down everyone you love. Got everyone? Your spouse or partner? Your kids? Mom

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Posted in Belief System, Emotions

A biker breaking wind

Tour of Alberta elite cyclists.

The Tour of Alberta went past my house last Sunday. It’s an inaugural cycling race through the gorgeous Alberta countryside featuring the top international cyclists. Think Tour de France level competitors. Seeing these amazing athletes streak past reminded me of

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Journaling: How to thwart selective memory

Alisen's two personal journals

Jane Client bursts into tears in my healing room, convinced she was a horrible mother and a terrible wife because she was so judgemental. She was doubly upset though, because after six months of work, she was STILL acting this

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Belief Systems and how they ‘Should’ Affect You

The dark walnut floors looked great in the showroom. The reality of living in the country with young kids – not so good. My hardwood goes from gleaming to grungy in under 60 seconds. It’s enough to make a grown

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