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  • Years ago a wise guide/teacher told me I needn't worry about having an inflated ego...that inflation would never be my problem. Deflation was the condition I needed to manage....

    Yesterday I discovered that some Cowbird authors loves their own stories!

    I thought, how cool is that? After all, if I don't love my own stories, why would I post them?

    So I loved about 10 of my early stories.

    Then I discovered them all in a row under "Recently Loved."

    Oops! OMG! Hadn't thought about that!

    So then I worried that an attempted act of self-appreciaton would look like self-aggrandizement.

    Too late.

    Deflation is the condition I need to manage.

    Time for self-compassion....


    [Photo by Barbara, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 2012]
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