Day 2387: What would you like the power to do?

Yesterday, after a day of owning my  power at the Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy annual conference (Diving In: From the Shallows to the Deep) and on my way to a wonderful party at the home of one of the NSGP members, I saw this sign:

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What would you like the power to do? I would like the power to

  • speak up,
  • grow,
  • be confident,
  • play,
  • influence,
  • encourage people to heal in group therapy,
  • reach people through this blog, and
  • share my other photos from yesterday.

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I wish our current national leaders had the power to be nice and I’m wondering about the power of the upcoming New Hampshire presidential primary.

I would like the power to share my one video from yesterday, but I will have to power up my phone to do that after I share this post via my laptop.

Here, here, here, and here are the original songs I played at the party last night that one powerful  person had the power to call “Brilliant.”

The brilliant person at the party had the power to convince me to try to do a workshop at next year’s conference based on my original songs.

Would you like the power to comment?

I have the power to do gratitude at this daily blog, so thanks to all who gave me the power to create today’s post and — of course! — to YOU.

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I have the power to share this video of my singing my conference committee gratitude song at the NSGP business meeting yesterday. I also have the power to sing it today at the end of the conference, when it may be more powerful.

 

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15 thoughts on “Day 2387: What would you like the power to do?

  1. We are fortunate when responsible people own the power, Ann.

  2. I’d love the power to make people care more about each other. By the way, you have a lovely voice!

  3. Spider-Man taught us that with great power comes great responsibility. I’d like the power to make our leaders use their power more responsibly, but I’m also glad that you use the power you have responsibly. Maybe together we can defeat empires.

  4. I would love t he power to bring joy into people’s lives

  5. Get my knees in good working order more quickly

  6. Thanks for sharing this powerful post!!!

  7. I’d like the power in Washington just to be civil! “Nice” may be just too much to ask! 🙂

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