“I wish it didn’t have to hurt this much. But I think if we tried to bypass the heartache we have to experience sometimes, we’d end up completely missing the very thing that’s waiting for us on the other side of that pain.” Eyes Unveiled
Oh, this is such a hard one…Continue
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“Your life has a profound purpose. But you’ll never see it if you get so caught up in comparing yourself to other people or measuring the value of your life against some expectation of how you think things are supposed to be.” Eyes Unveiled
I remember the night clearly. The sights and sounds of a busy campus had retired many hours prior. The early evening sky had transitioned into a darkened planetarium of unbridled stars. My breathing was the only interruption…Continue
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“The reflection of who I once was has grown overshadowed by the vision of who I am supposed to one day become, and I’m left searching helplessly for who I am today.” Eyes Unveiled
Moving. You’re always moving. We all are. The question is, are you moving closer toward where you want to be?
It’s not really a question about the pursuit of happiness. I’m not asking if you’re moving closer toward becoming rich and famous. I’m not asking if you’re…Continue
Added by Crystal Walton on April 10, 2013 at 8:27am — No Comments
Do you ever feel like you’re missing something? I’m not talking about the proverbial, “the grass is greener” pandemic from which we all admittedly suffer. Nor am I referring to those momentary hiccups of the over-inundated mind when something inadvertently slips past us unregistered. I’m talking about a gut-level “knowing” that there’s more to life than what you’re currently experiencing.
It’s not necessarily derived from a source of discontentment or stagnation; though, it…Continue
Added by Crystal Walton on March 31, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments
One of my favorite movie scenes is from the film City Slickers. In the scene Jack Palance’s character, Curly, a grizzled cowboy with a cigarette dangling from his lips, is riding on horseback alongside Billy Crystal’s city character, Mitch, who is in the throes of a midlife…Continue
For those of you keeping score, I'm taking liberties with what many have interpreted as the end of the Long Count, the Mayan calendar that completes next week on Solstice. Mostly, I'm taking inventory of events in my life and coming to fierce conclusions about what they mean, or unmean, as the case may be.
Most of you know, particularly…Continue
Added by Kelley Harrell on December 12, 2012 at 6:42am — No Comments
I admit it: I'm one of the lucky ones. I get to spend my days working on my novel projects, writing, and otherwise playing with words. I've got an awesome hubby who has made it possible for me to not have to take part in the daily grind of a day job. As such, I try not to squander that freedom. I'm not going to lie and tell anyone that it is easy, it isn't.
Being your own boss is not all pajamas, bunny slippers, mondo mugs of home-brewed coffee, and watching soap operas. It is a daily…Continue
Thinking about aging, beauty, writing and how they are related --- it's all about purpose. Who knew? Hope you'll enjoy and pass it on if you find it meaningful/helpful for you. Have a good day.
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I've posted a new poem, "Fighting Weeds":
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Right now my mind is swarming with the "could-be's", "should-be's", "ought-a-be's, and "would-be's" of my life. Many months ago I began earnestly praying for God to show me His visions for my life. Not just for my career, but for my marriage, my family, and my ministry. And boy did the visions start coming! Every since my mind has been flooded.
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This article is excerpted from my blog talk radio show, A Fine Time for Healing, April 30, 2011 episode: Faith and Spirituality: The Foundation of a Fulfilling…Continue
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Do you remember being a child and asking your teacher or parent why you had to learn something that you’d never use in life?
A child’s world is small; their limited perspective is based on the quality of love they receive, what their senses tell them, and what they have experienced in their young life. Busy playing, experimenting with interpersonal relationships, and discovering how the world…Continue
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