Frustration?

While all of these may be a factor in frustration, on closer examination, could it be more a reflection of our own personal mindset? Do we become frustrated, when our expectations are not met? Is our disappointment, even with unrealistic expectations, the catalyst for our resultant anger, frustration or sadness?

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Awe?

Is one of the great joys of life, to be awed in a moment, by something special in the universe? Is our breath taken away and do our hearts skip a beat, at the sight of a wilderness sky filled with stars, a first glimpse of the Grand Canyon, looking at the Sistine Chapel or witnessing the birth of a child?

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Reading?

Is reading about a lot more than learning letters, words and phrases? If we stop there, are we short-changing ourselves? Does reading give us a chance learn from some of the great minds of history? Does it open the world for young and old alike?

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Thoughts?

Do we freely choose the thought on which we are focusing? If so, how do we select that thought? Why do we select that thought? Do some thoughts seem to kidnap our mind and take off with it, without our conscious approval?

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Gratitude?

Gratitude? Could there be a better word upon which to reflect during this holiday season? As we celebrate with friends and family, as we consider our wishes and goals for next year, do we not become aware of our gifts and blessings? Is this a great opportunity to be grateful for who we are, for what we have and for our lives?

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Wait?

If we care for someone, do we not want them to know how we feel about them, how much we value them, how much we love them? Is sharing these authentic feelings more important than keeping them inside, like some carefully guarded secret? While many people are hesitant to share their emotions and feelings, is it not of value to express them, especially to the person who generates them?

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Past! Present! Future! ???

Is the past the key to the present? Could the present be considered the key to the future? Is the past worth revisiting? Is it better to ignore the past and charge ahead? Are there advantages to accepting the past and learning from what happened?

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WORDS?

Do we limit ourselves by the use of some of words that inhibit or restrict our possibilities? Are mindsets limited by focusing on should instead of want, will, or commit. Do such words play with our subconscious? Are we selling ourselves short by the words we use to describe our actions, decisions, behavior or even ourselves.

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Why are questions asked? Is it always to get an answer? Sometimes is it to foster thought and discussion?

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Thanksgiving?

What predominates in our thankful reflections on Thanksgiving? With all the division in this country, over the last few years, are not most of us still thankful for the Stars and Stripes and the country for which it stands? Is celebration and appreciation of family a focus for most on thanksgiving?

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