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Camille Strate
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Today I Chose ME! My Dreams Are Still Alive

Not sure why we do it, but seems to me that lots of us really procrastinate when it comes to living our dreams. Some say it's fear of failure. Others, that it's fear of success. Or maybe it's just ..
(November 23, 2008)
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48 Hours and Holding - How I Stayed in Trust With God

I have some issues with trust. It started a very long time ago; but I'll spare you the gory details. Not really important ‘why', just that it's something I've been working on for a while now. ..
(September 17, 2008)
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What Every Woman Should Have in Her Toolbox

Nowadays there are quite a number of women who have made the choice to live on their own, buy their own homes and navigate their way through the world without a man. Whether by choice or by ..
(August 05, 2008)
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Sadness Or Ego - How to Tell the Difference

A funny thing happened this morning. My friend, who I call ‘sister', called very early, upset about her boyfriend breaking up with her. Now, this may not seem funny at first, but here's why it ..
(August 30, 2008)
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Postage to the Cosmos - How Much Does it Cost?

Two weeks after my Mom passed, I came home to find grand piano sitting in my garage. . . .complete with sterling silver candelabra and a giant red ribbon tied around the entire instrument. It was a ..
(September 01, 2008)
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Just to Find a Smile - It's Not As Hard As You Think

Sometimes it seems so hard to find a reason to smile. Like there isn't one single thing that we can think of to make the corners of our mouth turn up. We look around at our lives and think, ..
(August 18, 2008)
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Break The Chains That Bind - Part 2

In the last piece, I left you with the idea that accepting joy as our birthright is a very good first step in living in joy. That merely understanding that ‘trying’ to find joy is going ..
(February 24, 2008)
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What If Our 'What If's' Were Different?

I have a lot of ‘what if's". In fact, I'm quite nearly finished with my second book entitled: “What If. . . ". Yep. That's it. “What if. . . . " Here's why I began this particular ..
(February 24, 2008)
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Planting Seeds of Wisdom - A Garden To Carry With You

I am blessed to have a sister who is, without a doubt, an angel on this planet. She's my elder sister and lives in the beautiful state of Vermont. She and her partner have 7 (yes S-E-V-E-N!) adopted ..
(April 03, 2008)
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Ready, Aim, Shoot

It takes courage to see your truth. It takes an unwavering trust that you have the strength to see this truth and live it without fear of crashing to the ground, shattering like fragile glass. Truth ..
(April 19, 2008)
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The Remarkable Mysteries of Taking Risks

Every time I get ready to write something here, I'm always a bit undecided as to what category to put it under. Take this one, for example. Some would say it should go under ‘Pets’. ..
(May 02, 2008)
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The Boomerang Effect - It WILL Come Back!

Some people call it Karma. Some call it Payback. Or the proverbial Golen Rule. I call it the ol’ Boomerang Effect. You know, when you do something or say something or even think something. . . ..
(May 05, 2008)
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Staying Grounded in the Midst of Chaos

Those of us who meditate know that there's nothing quite as lovely as going to that quiet place and finding the source of who we really are. With deep breathing and focus, we can turn even the most ..
(June 01, 2008)
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When Push Comes to Shove - Which Side Do We Take?

On a normal day, this American is pretty much an optimist. This American believes strongly in the power of the people. This American was reared to believe that we do have a voice and it's up to us to .
(August 04, 2008)
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The Myth of Perfection - Is it Really Possible?

Webster's dictionary defines the word ‘perfect’ as follows: - Lacking nothing essential to the whole: complete of its nature or kind. - Being in a state of undiminished or highest ..
(August 05, 2008)
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It Doesn't Have To Be Perfect

Life is not about perfection. It's not about being better than your neighbor or having smarter kids or being the only one on the block with the perfectly manicured landscape. Life, in all it's ..
(April 19, 2008)
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The Art of Change - Resistance Is Futile!

Why in the world do we resist change so hard? Why is it that the moment we're faced with change we get so pessimistic? Why do we think that change will always equal disaster? It's such an odd thing ..
(April 01, 2008)
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In The Grace Of Silence

Santa Ana winds blow the harsh, dry winds that turn wind chime songs into a cacophany of angry music, like heavy metal at it's worst. The otherwise peaceful valley is blasted with sand and ..
(April 14, 2008)
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What Is Your Life Purpose?

Eckhart Tolle's latest book, “A New Earth ~ Awakening To Your Life's Purpose" is creating quite a stir. Thanks to Oprah Winfrey, there are millions of people reading this book; many of whom are .
(March 09, 2008)
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Witnessing Our Miracles - The Gift of Transformation

For as long as I can remember, I've been dreaming of a day when I could write and get paid to do it. No ‘real job’. No worries about paying the bills. Just me and my computer and hours on .
(March 26, 2008)
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Getting Comfortable In Your Skin - The Road to a Happy, ..

There's a new show on Lifetime called “How To Look Good Naked". In this show, hosted by the ‘Fab Five’ Carson Kressley, women are asked to strip down and stand in front of the ..
(January 09, 2008)
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Women And The Car-Buying Experience - A Few Tips To Make It ..

Women make up the larger part of the population that purchase cars on their own. And, whether you're going with your boyfriend, your husband or your dad, the fact is that more than 80% of the time, ..
(December 29, 2007)
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Resolutions vs Intentions - How Perspectives Change Results

So, what's the difference? Every year, millions of people set out to make such-and-such resolutions for the New Year, only to find that by the time February rolls around, they've lost their focus and .
(December 24, 2007)
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Hold That Thought!

You know what's really crazy-fun? Watching your Life unfold as you hold true to the things you believe in. Watching as you let go of all those limiting beliefs, replacing them as you go, with ..
(December 20, 2007)
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What's With The Games? Do People Really Play "Hard to Get"?

Is it really true? Do people still play ‘hard to get'? Are head games still being played to lure a man (or woman, for that matter)? It's such a curious thing to me, and it's got nothing to do ..
(December 11, 2007)
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