Serenity Matagorda Isle

Making Amends

Two powerful words set the foundation of the title for this article. Understanding the difference between an apology and making amends might be a good place to begin. According to author Tim Stoddart an apology is like putting a band aid on a wound; it covers the source of the pain[…]

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Gary & Cindy Renard Workshop

THE ATTAINMENT OF PEACE: UNDOING THE EGO THROUGH FORGIVENESS There is a way of being in the world that defies the laws of the universe. It is possible to get in touch with your true nature, which is immortal and fearless. Learn how to experience peace of mind regardless of[…]

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Saving the Best for Last Tribune Article

Saving the Best for Last I find myself in a wealthy position at this time in life.  No, I did not win the Power Ball Lottery, yet, but I’ve come into something I’ve always wished for and that’s authentic friendships.  Make no mistake, I’m not referring to life-long friends all[…]

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Chair Yoga & Pilates Classes

Serenity Matagorda Isle, located on the Colorado River at 525 County Road 257, will be offering Chair Yoga and Pilates on Fridays beginning September 29th. Pilates will be from 8:00am to 8:45am and Chair Yoga will be from 9:00am to 10:00am. Chair Yoga is one of the gentlest forms of[…]

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Adjusting to the New Normal Tribune Article

Adjusting to the New Normal “How much longer?” is the mantra parents are hearing from their kids following the rollercoaster ride Hurricane Harvey took us on.  Because community scheduling and structure were blown right out of the window by Harvey, citizens are relieved that Matagorda County is   reopening schools, churches,[…]

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Good Men & Women Tribune Article

GOOD MEN AND WOMEN What we have witnessed in the last ten days is the uncontrollable, unthinkable, unbelievable powers of mother nature.  Hurricane Harvey ravaged southeast Texas with a “take no prisoners” mentality.  Texans knew Harvey was coming as we diligently watched news bulletins and weather radars pinpointing the exact[…]

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“The Opposite of Love” Tribune Article

The Opposite of Love The 2017-2018 school year is upon us.  Some classes started last week while some begin tomorrow.  Though January is the beginning of the calendar year, the proverbial school calendar dominates families with school age children.  Children, what am I saying?  My daughter Kelli is twenty-one years[…]

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Saying Good Bye

Saying Goodbye Friendships come and go in life, most which come with labels attached.  There’s a best friend, good friends, college friends, neighborhood friends, and childhood friends, just to name a few.  Friendships play a pivotal role in our growth and development and are excellent indicators of what direction our[…]

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Surrender Tribune Article

Surrender My dad use to say, “If we ever decide to write a book about our life, we’d have to call it fiction because nobody would believe us.”  He was right.  Looking back on my life, I find it hard to believe myself. If I had a chance to go[…]

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Best Wishes Tribune Article

BEST WISHES At some time in our lives, we’ve all received greeting cards expressing best wishes- birthdays, valentines, graduations, weddings, anniversaries, etc.  I never really gave much thought to it until recently while purging a pile of cards dating back four decades.  Despite being stored away, they conjured up the[…]

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