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Real Friends – Who are they, how to be one

My mother’s name is Iris.  It doesn’t surprise me that there are so many beautiful meanings behind the flower named, Iris.  The flower that bares the name, Iris is linked to the definition of faith, hope, and wisdom, all qualities my dear mother possess.

Let me explain a few ways my mother displayed these qualities and thereby teaching me the meaning of a real friend. (more…)

5 Tips To Becoming Patient

Chamomile tea and patience

There are many times in my life where I could have used a little patience.  The most recent was last year when I made a hasty decision to sell all my belongings, pack up the few things I had left and moved across the country.  

Though I needed the experience in my life, it came with many regrets.  I hadn’t thought out thoroughly the effect the move would have on me, my family, and some very special friends that were in my life at the time.  I hurt a lot of people in my haste to live a “better life”.  But that’s a story for another time. Perhaps never.  I still hurt over that lesson.

I think if I had drunk a cup of chamomile tea each night before I went to bed for a month prior to my decision to move, I would have been relaxed enough to make a more rational decision.  As it turned out, all I really needed to get to this better life I sought, and now live was a little patience.

Learning Patience

5 Things To Learn To Become A Patient Person (more…)