Mark on the Move

Wake Up Calls

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Sometimes life scares us.  We may narrowly miss being in a car accident and feel grateful that we didn’t get sideswiped or injured. We may pay a visit to our doctor for some minor problem only to discover we’re in the early stages of something that could be life threatening. We’re grateful we didn’t wait […]

Gains and Losses

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I am a numbers guy! I know how to create spreadsheets that tabulate gains and losses.  I know how to balance the budget and save for the future.  After all, I’ve been trained to do those things and I’ve managed to do them quite well. The thing is, there isn’t much about that kind of […]

When There’s Too Much Noise

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If you live almost anywhere in suburbia, you can feel like you never have a quiet moment.  Either you’re assaulted with the literal noises of the outside world, or you’re overwhelmed by the noises of fear and doubt and worry and uncertainty that spin around in your head.  Wherever you are, there is simply too […]

One Step Forward; Two Steps Back

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If you’ve been in the recovery process for a while, you may find yourself feeling like you always have to take a step back before you can move forward. That process can feel very slow and you may wonder if it’s worth the effort. Every morning when you rise, you have choices to make. You […]