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Submitting Poems After a 7-Year Hiatus

Ha! Amateur mistake. I noticed that the editor of the magazine is still the same person. Part of me wondered if I should clarify who I am now since they keep a record of submissions / acceptances / rejections with notes like, “We regret to inform you we cannot publish this poem because of its appearance on another platform.” 

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When there’s no light, improvise.

When the power shuts off, what do you do? Panic? Curse? Cry? Or do you brighten the room with soft, moody candlelight?   Today there’s no threat of storms. California is sunny for miles. But, in my daily life—the rise & grind life—it seems the room can easily go dark.   When problems show up and things don’t instantly… Continue reading When there’s no light, improvise.

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Labels: Wisdom by Wayne Dyer

“Make an effort to remove all labels that you’ve placed on yourself. Labels serve to negate you. You must ultimately live up to the label rather than being the limitless spirit that is your true essence. You’re not an American, an Italian, or an African. You’re a member of one race, the human race. You’re… Continue reading Labels: Wisdom by Wayne Dyer

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The Little Flower Knows It Will Bloom

I woke up to a work e-mail that was not the most pleasant.

It colored all my thoughts a glassy blend of dark blue-gray.

After I responded, I started to deal with the internal and bodily reactions of being provoked by conflict.

Knot in the stomach. Anger. Judgement. Interrogation. Fear.

In a flash, I witnessed a beautiful thought: God is bigger than this problem.

I repeated it again and smiled.

But, the bitter thoughts returned.