MarieTrout

Walking through the blues.

When it Rains it Pours – Personal and Spiritual Practice in the Face of Adversity

Posted on July, 6th 2013 by Marie

    This is my second attempt at writing this post… the first one was eaten up by the software-updating gods at wordpress.org. It happened after I had spent hours on refining it and getting it just right…. From now on I am writing in Microsoft word and cutting and pasting into my blog…. Lesson ...

How Is Your Election “Hangover”?

Posted on November, 7th 2012 by Marie

Looking at the numbers from last night's election it would be easy to state that about half our country is jubilant today and the other half feels despondent. . Yet, looking at the exit poll numbers, it looks as if there is a third group that is equally large. People in this group might feel a kind ...

Decision Time

Posted on August, 4th 2012 by Marie

"If it ain't broke, why fix it?" "Better safe than sorry!" "The higher you fly the harder you fall." "Bloom where you are planted." "Better play it safe!" These are all quotes from our upbringing and beyond. Well-meaning parents, teachers, friends, partners have at times tried to protect us by helping us take the safe ...

Shift Happens!

Posted on October, 20th 2011 by Marie

     Sometimes it happens! We are all set to embrace a certain direction in our life and then it happens: BLAM!!! A door shuts right in our face as we were ready to walk through it!  .... Shift happens!     So what to do? We can cry and wail. We can stare ourselves blind on the door that closed. We ...

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