Written by Arleen M. Kaptur

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By having just one wing, our grandparents needed each other, our parents needed others, and as children it was always easier to play games and have fun with someone else. Even if you live alone, and have only one wing, books, music, television, or whatever source of information you may have, there just waiting for you is someone with another wing. It may be a writer who inspires you with their written words, or a musician whose music soothes your soul. Whoever it is, and whatever method is used to reach you, with two wings you haverepparttar strength and endurance to face a new day and acceptrepparttar 123888 challenges and possibilities. Now this is truly deep - no one is ever really alone. Even if you are totally isolated on an island from all other human contact, you share your garden, or your fresh fish withrepparttar 123889 creatures that inhabit your area. Nature accepts and provides. It gives yourepparttar 123890 earth to plant, and you give your left-overs back through careful recycling, mulching, or feeding of assorted animals and life forms. It’s fun sometimes just to think of how this entire system works.

So let’s celebrate knowing that we each have one-wing and that to soar inrepparttar 123891 sky, to reachrepparttar 123892 moon, and to fly amid planets and other worlds, we need each other. In whatever method your other wing may come (personally, inrepparttar 123893 written word, music, or nature) acceptrepparttar 123894 genius inrepparttar 123895 plan and rejoice that you are a one-wing delight to every form of life on our planet. The possibilities are limitless,repparttar 123896 challenges are many, and oh,repparttar 123897 wonder of it all. ©Arleen M.Kaptur 2002 June

Arleen Kaptur has written numerous articles, cookbooks, and the novel: SEARCHING FOR AUSTIN JAMES Websites: http://www.arleenssite.com http://www.Arleens-RusticLiving.com http://www.webspawner.com/users/rusticliving http://topica.com/lists.simpleliving

This Side Of The Rainbow

Written by Helaine Iris

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As I stood there, alone, in an empty parking lot I let myself imagine a delightful land where my dreams came true. I thought about Oz and howrepparttar Scarecrow, Tin man and Lion were all expressing their gifts without realizing it. I began to ponder my dreams and where I let fear and limitation stop me. Where I hold back and wait for “the right’ moment or hesitate before I step into an eager world ready to receive my gifts.

In that precious moment asrepparttar 123887 rainbow faded and my consciousness returned to normal I had a renewed sense of inspiration. I was ready to live my life more fully right here, right now. Allow my dreams to come into being, express all I am with out holding back. Not wait for a Wizard to grant me a diploma that tells me what I already know.

What are you using to postpone living your dreams? What gifts and talents are you holding back fromrepparttar 123888 world? What if you started fully living, right here, right now? Where would you start?

Is it a new career that is courting you, finally writingrepparttar 123889 book you’ve been dreaming about, taking a class or pulling out your old art supplies? Why not grant yourselfrepparttar 123890 diploma to be who you know you are. Why not take a step in that direction today. Right now. Live your life on this side ofrepparttar 123891 rainbow.

It’s your life…imaginerepparttar 123892 possibilities!

Helaine Iris is a Certified Life Coach. She works with people who want more out of life. People who want to make personal, relationship or career changes, and lead successful, balanced lives filled with love, passion and purpose. Visit her at Path of Purpose Personal Coaching http://www.pathofpurpose.com or call her 603-357-8546 or email her helaine@pathofpurpose.com

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