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WELLNESS WEDNESDAY – July 14, 2021: KINTSUGI’S GOLD DUST

Last week we introduced the concept of kintsugi, the Japanese art form that puts broken pieces together with a mixture of gold dust and glue. The cracks are not hidden, but celebrated and honored. In his book Life Is Messy, Matthew Kelly reminds us, “We possess the...

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Wellness Wednesday – July 7, 2021: KINTSUGI

Last week we reflected on Matthew Kelly’s book, Life Is Messy. In the book, Kelly describes kintsugi, the Japanese ceramic art form in which artists take broken pieces and glue them together again. The sentences below further explain Kelly’s understanding of kintsugi:...

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Wellness Wednesday – June 30, 2021: LIFE IS MESSY

In his recent book, Life Is Messy, Matthew Kelly examines an inevitable aspect of the human condition. Kelly claims there is nothing we can do that will eradicate the mess of life. “The mess is here to stay. It’s unavoidable. It’s just life.” We each have our own mess...

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Wellness Wednesday – June 23, 2021: ASSUMPTION-FREE ZONE

Assumptions are accepted as true or as certain to happen without proof. Personal wellness can be significantly impacted by assumptions we make. Our wellness is enhanced if we can live more frequently in an Assumption-Free Zone. Let’s revisit the assumption I made in...

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Wellness Wednesday – June 16, 2021: ASSUMPTIONS

I had a Top 20 training with teachers in Duluth, Minnesota last Thursday. I drove the 150 miles from my home in St. Paul on Wednesday afternoon. I decided to leave early enough to arrive at my motel in time to watch my favorite baseball team on TV. When I got to my...

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Wellness Wednesday – May 25, 2021: THE LAW OF CONVICTION

In last week’s Wellness Wednesday, we considered the Law of Beliefs: whatever we believe is true is real for us. We introduced you to Julia Gray, a high school student who encountered numerous challenges from the time she was a little girl. In her video essay, Julia...

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Wellness Wednesday – May 19, 2021: The Law of Beliefs

There is a Law of Beliefs. Just like the Law of Gravity, whether we know it or don’t know it, whether we believe it or don’t believe it, we are subject to this law. The Law of Beliefs states that whatever we believe is true is real for us. If I hear a sound on my...

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