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How Do You Listen?
I was at work, reading a professional publication on being a better listener. I thought, it’s sad that we need to teach people how to listen. Sad, but maybe not surprising. Sometimes it feels like the world is roaring in our ears.
Author: Linda Soller | Jul 23, 2018

As Fast As I Can
A woman, taking a morning walk with her very small dog, crossed my path. The pup was practically running with its short little legs and still it couldn’t catch up. I could totally appreciate the way it must have felt. Not just because I’m short, but because sometimes I feel like I’m running as fast as I can and not catching up.
Author: Linda Soller | Jul 16, 2018

I Dare Say
Having just celebrated the founding of our country, with its lofty ideals, could it be we are in the worst time for incivility? I dare say it is the worst I can remember. I am glad I have not grown comfortable with the way people are communicating. Unfortunately, my uncomfortableness adds a level of stress to my life I don’t need.
Author: Linda Soller | Jul 09, 2018

Nature Walk
My four-year-old granddaughter likes a “nature walk” after dinner. In fairness, she really loves being outside, but I think most of these walks are delay tactics to avoid bedtime. She and her mom head out, with Molly skipping ahead.
Author: Linda Soller | Jul 02, 2018

Just Saying...
“If you can’t say anything nice, then don’t say anything at all.” I heard that as a child, and oddly enough it was much easier to follow that rule when I was a child than it is as an adult. I feel like we grow more resolute in our opinions as we age.
Author: Linda Soller | Jun 25, 2018

I have taken yoga classes off and on for years, which does not make me a Hindu or Buddhist. Recently I attended a yoga retreat and heard this story, which left me heart broken and embarrassed.
Author: Linda Soller | Jun 18, 2018



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