A Modicum of Decorum

Shannon Hames

Shannon Hames: The million-dollar question

“Aunt Mama, are you happy?” Those were the words coming from the mouth of my then 2-year-old niece, Mackenzie. I remember it well because we were driving nine hours to visit a family member and Mackenzie tal...
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Shannon Hames: On living life with intention

You know me well enough by now to know that I write about whatever seems to be a reoccurring theme in my life at the time. I think about something, then a friend brings it up, then something happens that makes ...
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Shannon Hames: Trust fall with your intuition

“The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days.” – Lao Tzu One of the greatest things about getting older is also becoming wiser. Even the dullest among us hardly...
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Shannon Hames: Saying goodbye to a warrior

Most people have at least one huge fear. A quick Facebook poll of friends yielded fears such as clowns, reptiles, tornadoes, drowning, suffocating, arachnids, failure, heights, loneliness, unemployment, plane c...
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Shannon Hames: Loyalty and letting go

When you hear the word “loyalty”, what comes to your mind? The reason I’m asking is because it’s one of those topics that seem to be surfacing in every corner of my world lately. I always try to pay attention w...