My Writings

What Matters in the End

What Matters in the End

There is so much anger, fear, and confusion wreaking havoc on even the most sensible. The world is suffering from a pandemic in which no one seems to have a clear direction, and the masses are panicking, or are so disillusioned by the authority they refuse to listen...

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My Dad’s House

My Dad’s House

As my Dad lay dying a few weeks ago, I began to see his body as a house that he was closing room by room. My Dad’s house was darkening…

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Cow Belle

Cow Belle

There are cowboys and there are Cow Belle’s. After 6 months of wonderment, I’d like to share with you what it’s like to be a Yoga Instructor/Cow Belle…

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Love the One You’re With

Love the One You’re With

“Love the One You’re With” is a song from the 1970s written by Stephen Stills. Although the song could possibly conjure up images of hippie love and all sorts of relationship complexities that may lead to divorce court, it’s an important motto to live by, and here’s why.

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7 Ways to Heal After Trauma

7 Ways to Heal After Trauma

You don’t have to look far to see someone suffering from a horrific event. Mass shootings, marriage break-ups, malignant cancer battles. The events may differ, but trauma is trauma. Read 7 ways to begin healing.

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The Top 10 Places to Meditate

The Top 10 Places to Meditate

Thinking about meditation, but not sure where to begin? You go to the gym to workout, but where do you go to meditate? For some help with your search, read The Happy Bishop’s Top 10 places to meditate!

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A Small Medium, My Friend Fran

A Small Medium, My Friend Fran

My friend Fran communicated with the dead, and not in a creepy Insidious way. Our friendship, spanning several decades, which went by lightning fast, was often spent talking about the messages she got from the dead..

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Unseen Roots

Unseen Roots

A few months back, I went hiking on trails around Clingman’s Dome in Tennessee. It’s the 3rd highest area on the east coast. If you ever get the opportunity to visit the Great Smoky Mountains, I’m telling you right now; you should go! It’s not about the food or the...

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Fixing a Broken Heart

Fixing a Broken Heart

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, and maybe you’re feeling broken. Here are 3 quick and easy tips on how to rebuild from the aftermath of a Valentine’s Day gone wrong.

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Bright Lights and All Things Inflatable

Bright Lights and All Things Inflatable

Imagine feeling that rush of joy as you open a box and tear into a present delivered to your door. Now, imagine figuring out after you have torn into the gift that the package was not meant for you and the gift to this other person is awful. Read on to find out what happens in an old neighborhood in the city…

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Pamper Yourself Now Not Later

Pamper Yourself Now Not Later

It’s hurricane season, and there is already another hurricane barreling towards us when most are still picking up the pieces from the last hurricane.
That’s life, though. Life presents one storm after another, whether it is in the form of a hurricane, personal illness, family trauma, and the list can go on and on.
We have to learn to live our best life now and not wait for the storm to pass.
Now.
Right now…

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Fixing Lonesome

Fixing Lonesome

Technology has given us a constant friend circle. From Facebook to Instagram, we are connected to a world where we can learn about Sally’s son’s graduation and Bob’s broken toe. We are woven together by social media. Chained as one by our cell phones, computers, and even our TVs, we live in a technology-driven world where it’s hard to find a time when we are truly alone.
Yet, it’s amazing how many lonely people there are…

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Stop Nap Shaming

Stop Nap Shaming

I’d like to talk about something that doesn’t get a lot of action – sleep. I’m particularly interested in the art of napping these days. What makes these days different from those days? I’m not quite sure, other than the fact that these days I’m tired…

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SUP Boarding Peace

SUP Boarding Peace

I have paddle boarded in lakes and oceans by the side of playful dolphins, a curious manatee, and a world of aquatic wonderment both seen and unseen.
Last summer, my daughter and I paddled near a school of feeding tarpon …

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