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The water didn't get warmer...

I got more bold
and more careless of cold
- Stephan Stubbins
I face the pesky problem
and send it to my head

To find the answer hiding
in my heart instead
- Stephan Stubbins
In a world of
do you love me?
Be the answer
...yes
- Stephan Stubbins
Compared to you
I tried and grew
a niche of my potential

I let you go
and now I grow
in networks exponential
- Stephan Stubbins
Know the prize is there

...but don't stare
- Stephan Stubbins
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Compare

Beware of the thoughts that compare
Like quicksand they trick us
to sink in despair

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We prevailed

Built upon the losses
of all we tried and failed
The loss turned into learning
and that’s how we prevailed

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Twice

I’ve made the mistake
and suffered the price
Now let the guilt go
or pay for it twice

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Dry desert

Persist through the droughts
Move forward and know
Where dry desert ends
Green grasses grow

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No Double Jeopardy

Has a book ever stopped you in your tracks and changed the direction of your thoughts thereafter? One mind-changing moment for me came from the book…

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Hero story

Looking back at the loss
While wearing the bruise
Am I victim or hero
…with my actions I choose

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The Feedback

Feedback is a diamond
freshly from the earth
Hard to see the sparkle
in that state
Yet polish off the edges…

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Works of art

I walk through art-filled halls
of what has come before
dreaming of the future
in my heart
Then, I turn and climb the stairs…

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Sprouts

Our garden now is filled
with many tiny sprouts
gently set amongst
the flowers we know…

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Fast

Hurrying forward
with tension and fear
The meaning in life slips past
In taking the time…

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Creator and Curator

The Creator plants the seeds,
grows the trees and gives them root
The Curator pulls the weeds,
prunes the limbs and picks the fruit…

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Compare

Beware of the thoughts that compare
Like quicksand they trick us
to sink in despair

Read More >

We prevailed

Built upon the losses
of all we tried and failed
The loss turned into learning
and that’s how we prevailed

Read More >

Twice

I’ve made the mistake
and suffered the price
Now let the guilt go
or pay for it twice

Read More >

Dry desert

Persist through the droughts
Move forward and know
Where dry desert ends
Green grasses grow

Read More >

No Double Jeopardy

Has a book ever stopped you in your tracks and changed the direction of your thoughts thereafter? One mind-changing moment for me came from the book…

Read More >

When seeking something new
and feeling you’re off-track
Your fear can be the clue
of where you can break through…

I need a saving hero
to champion a new start
So stronger every day
I become the part

Brightly through the ending
share each ember of your spark
Time is yours for spending
Live with love…

Within the music
of the music
sing stories
deeper than song

Clarity of purpose
clarifies the mind
Distilling from distraction
right action…

The soul of tree
was enormous indeed
The moment it started
as seed

I am the miracle
Seeing the miracle
…you

Choose with care
and only share
that delicate new idea
with those with the ability…

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