ICAD, Week 2

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ICAD Card, Day 8/61

Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events. -Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance

I am enjoying the process of compiling quotations and excerpts from the books in my current stack to add to my ICAD 2015 collection! These are the cards from Week 2. This is my fifth summer to participate in the Index-Card-a-Day Challenge, aka ICAD.
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The Phoenix Soul: Tenacity

The Phoenix Soul Tenacity

my article in Issue 44 of The Phoenix Soul: Tenacity

Braveheart, each of us has compartments — proverbial junk drawers — in which we stash the details of our indecision. We not only have these stashes, we all too frequently mislabel this as being organized and fitting everything into our busy lives.

I was somewhat surprised by the words that came in response to the theme prompt of “Tenacity” as I wrote my monthly column for The Phoenix Soul.
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work + enough

message written on her handAs long as we are focused on another, we do not have our own full attention. As long as we are focused obsessively on the outer trappings of someone else’s financial success, we are comparing our insides to their outsides — and that is never far. Jealousy will always block our own prosperity — spiritual as well as financial. -Julia Cameron, The Prosperous Heart

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work + appointments

in processLife is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity. -Gilda Radner

There is much ambiguity currently mingled with my dailies; I am transitioning into new endeavors, releasing and tearing away what is no longer mine to carry and invest. Continue reading