Category Archives: inspiration

Heart Space

  In our heart space, emotional truths reside. These truths are deep and beg for our exploring. But, we must first embrace this space. Like a physical space but limitless in its depth. Like a mental space but more fiery … Continue reading

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Victory Day!

  Today is Cinco de Mayo, Mexican’s Victory day celebrating its win over the larger and better equipped French forces at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862. Apropos the scenario is the war in Ukraine. The Russian invading … Continue reading

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It’s May 2022

  Yesterday , 1 May, marked the beginning of a new month and the warmer weather for us folks in the Northern Hemisphere. Temperature in the Washington DC area today shot above 80 degree (Fahrenheit). Boom! What a way to … Continue reading

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Hope Reified

  If we just hope things will get better, that hope rings hollow. We are passive at the mercy of external forces. Things may get better or worse. Either way, we are the recipients and not the masters. We are … Continue reading

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What Do You Want?

  When I retired and became the Leisure Class, I thought everyday life will be easy. Little did I know, the freedom I have acquired as a leisure class member comes with a precondition: know what you want. Only then … Continue reading

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Be Kind

  In the short span we have on earth, consider be kind to yourself (foremost) and to others.  As Professor Omid Safi said, “you never know what battles other are fighting.” Life can be quite messy. So one never knows … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 27 Mar 2022

With the Coronavirus and Ukraine war, lots of negative emotions are occupying our space. Whether it’s the media or mental space, the negative moods are pervasive.  Which can  weigh individuals down and wear people out. How can one maintain a good … Continue reading

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Fitness During Covid – What Fitness?

  It has been two and a half years since I raced last. 8 September 2019, to be exact, was my last race – a marathon in Erie Pennsylvania. Subsequent that year, the dreaded Covid-19 happened (and is still happening), … Continue reading

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The Ukrainian Resistance

  Something surprising and yet inspiring about the Ukrainian resistance efforts that is holding off the Russian invasion from taking the Ukraine Capital City of Kyiv and elsewhere.  It is a lesson in people‘s will – if there is a … Continue reading

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What Makes You Happy Now?

  Happiness is subjective. An infant is happy as long as they are fed and their diapers cleaned. In other words, infant’s needs are simpler to satisfied. But that blessing does not last. As we grow older, our needs change. … Continue reading

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