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BOOK OF JUDE – Mindful Revelations

A Life Well-Lived I am Jude. My heart goes out to everyone grieving Angie’s transition and I offer my sincere condolences to the Parker family. Death is never easy. However, I have come to believe that there are gifts on the other side of grief.  Angie has left a remarkable example on how to Live…

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BOOK OF JUDE – Mindful Revelations

Keep Going and Growing I am Jude. I continue to run every morning. It’s been almost two months now with the exception of two much needed recovery days.  There is no clear goal or anticipated outcome and I’m certainly not trying to prove anything to anyone, except maybe myself.  One day I simply decided to…

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BOOK OF JUDE – Mindful Revelations

What I have learned from my Drink More Water Challenge I am Jude. Objectively, I recognize the benefits of drinking water and understand its central importance to our overall health and wellness. However, looking back over the last year I realized I wasn’t consistently getting enough water.  So I decided to do something about it. …

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BOOK OF JUDE – Mindful Revelations

I am Jude. I ran outside every day in December.  I somehow convinced myself that I could do it and that persistent belief eventually developed into a 31-day personal challenge.  Then I just started running. I have a regular 5k route that I follow most mornings but I like to mix up the length, scenery…

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BOOK OF JUDE – Mindful Revelations

Pursue Your Passions in 2023 I am Jude. The new year is already upon us and I don’t know about you but I am excited about 2023. I understand that we will all experience our fair share of adversity, disappointment and struggle in the coming months.  Pain, uncertainty and unexpected change are unavoidable elements of…

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BOOK OF JUDE – CHAPTER LVIII

Chapter LVIII –  Reflections and The Relaunch The Relaunch I am Jude. It’s time for a redesign! Judeclyke.com and The Book of Jude are under construction.  I’m not sure what that means right now and I don’t expect any dramatic changes but I’m ready for something new. I’m looking forward to the unknown and the…

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BOOK OF JUDE – CHAPTER LVII

Chapter LVII – Right Back At It I am Jude. The last chapter in the Book of Jude was posted on November 2nd.  This is the longest I have gone without sharing my thoughts since I started the blog over a year ago.  The truth is I have had a lot going on in the…

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BOOK OF JUDE – CHAPTER LVI

Chapter LIII – Contentment I am Jude. Too many of us are consumed by what we believe is missing from our lives.  We are constantly seeking ‘things’ outside of ourselves to feel whole.  We have been convinced that material possessions or money will somehow make our lives more complete.  And while I certainly believe that…

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BOOK OF JUDE – CHAPTER LV

Chapter LV – We Grow Through What We Go Through I am Jude. We grow through what we go through. In fact, I am convinced that everything that happens to us is really happening FOR us.  We are constantly provided with opportunities to evolve. Life is a series of unique challenges that encourage us to…

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BOOK OF JUDE – CHAPTER LIV

Chapter LIV – Bliss I am Jude. Over the past two years, I have been attempting to start my mornings before daybreak.  I enjoy the quietude and have been utilizing the time to find inspiration through exercise, meditation, reading and self-reflection. I have created a productive and rewarding regimen that has resulted in greater balance…