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Steve Leaver
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The Gift of Meditation
It's been a long while since I have written anything in this blog.  The last post I see was from April 20.  This is not surprising to me.  It follows a habitual pattern that I have had now for many years in my struggles.  Like many others, I get very motiva...
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Success and Failure
What does it mean to be successful? Does it mean getting to the top of your chosen profession?  Does it mean making a lot of money?  Is success having a family, raising healthy children into successful adults?  Does it mean feeling fulfilled?  Is it just be...
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Approaching the 100 day mark
Today is April 9th.  It was supposed to be opening day for the Cubs, but the game was postponed due to the fact that it snowed.  Winter seems to be hanging around. Tomorrow will be 100 days since I decided to begin this new journey of self-improvement.  I d...
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When the new year started, I made a resolution that 2018 was going to be about change for me. As a part of that change I started a blog that I called 'Navigating My Mid-Life Crisis'. I've shared with a few people, but have decided to just put it out there. I've had seven posts so far. This is the one I wrote today.
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Spring Has Sprung
Outside the weather is still chilly.  Winter lingers in the air, but according to the calendar, today is the first day of spring.  It also happened to be voting day in Illinois.  I always find voting days exciting.  Even though today was a primary election,...
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If you listen, you may hear something
Change is hard.  It is long, and it is hard. There are days where I feel super motivated.  I feel as if I can accomplish anything I put my mind to. Then there are days where everything seems to be a struggle or I just don't care.  Life gets in the way. I ha...
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Warning: Pattern Ahead - A Progress Update
I keep a journal.  I have kept one since 2011.  I keep it electronically.  I use Penzu.  I know some people may not like journaling electronically and would prefer handwriting in a bound journal of some sort.  I like journaling this way for two main reasons...
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Spirituality, Death, and Dying
" By the sweat   of your face   You will eat   bread,   Till   you return   to the ground,   Because   from it you were taken;   For you are dust,   And to dust   you shall return."  - Genesis 3:19 King James Bible I have a little obsession with death.  I a...
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