Jet (Zen)gine

Jet Zengine is mindful healing and the wisdom I’ve gained since being diagnosed with celiac disease 13 years ago. It’s full of my favorite quotes that help and inspire me, the poems I write, positive vibes, and overall happy thoughts!


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Stairsteps

We are on the move to get better everyday, taking one step at time to reach our destination. But the truth is we never know exactly where we’ll end up.…

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Life Is Full Of Typos!

You know you made a typo—either by your own doing or courtesy of Autocorrect. Even if you have to send the second email, make the correction. Sometimes—no matter how careful…

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How A Single Word Can Make a Heart Open

I literally have the biggest memories of the smallest words of displayed kindness. Sometimes all it takes is a single word—from someone who doesn’t necessarily talk too much, but says…

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Sometimes I Say Yes

Trending recently has been to just say YES Please! Amy Poehler and Shonda Rhimes are all about it, and both have fairly new books out on the subject. But sometimes…

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Unwavering

Weapon is a negative term to most people. But sometimes in order to navigate the world, we need an invisible sword and shield to keep an unwavering spirit and send…

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I Crave Simplicity

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”  —Leonardo DaVinci   I crave simplicity. The concept behind it is so attractive to me. One of the best people I’ve ever met explained to me…

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Risks… Are Risky

Like so many others in 2008, I lost my job. But this situation is different than what you’d expect. My job was a house full of teenagers that left for…

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Just Keep Moving Forward…

My friend Lori sent me this quote in a text message. She has Celiac, too, and has been through some of the same trials as me. These little nuggets of…

Empathy

You know you’ve been working too hard, for too long, when you realize you’ve never seen the movie Funny Face with Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn. How did this happen?…

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Delicious Citrus

When I first moved to Florida, my father-in-law Fritz used to eat fresh grapefruit from his backyard over the sink. It’s such a good memory of him—that and his love…