Matthew Frederick | Seattle Writer/Blogger

Inspirational Perspective on Life, Love, and Self Mastery

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Celebrate the Success of Others

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Celebrate the Personal Success

of Your Family and Friends

My last post was a showing of love for my friends and family. 

This is something that has been at the forefront lately.

So much so, I decided that Sunday’s post:

Love, Creative Disciplines, Support, and Perfection

Would be part 1 of a 2 part post. This post being part 2.

I knew this before I hit the publish button last Sunday afternoon .

How did I know this?
It’s simple:

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2017: Growth Through Change and a Revived Spirit

Essential Steps to Remember When You Lose Your Focus

The most essential steps to remember when your creative focus isn’t aligned with your intentions:

  • Remember Your “Why”
  • Act when inspiration peeks in – regardless of what your emotions tell you.
  • Be relentless with it

I use the phrase “peeks in” literally here. In other words –
If you’ve lost the drive or focus on your work. This could be anything from your entrepreneurial career to a passionate hobby. Either way, it’s the same. These obstacles and hurdles are part of the growth process.

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CoDe SaIn – The Writing Journal Journey






Once upon a time on a dark and stormy night – I ponder, for hours, on how I can start a post about these 4 key elements.
Then it dawns on me — “Look in your private journal!”
I jump up and run to my desk. I sit down in my chair, scan the desk, and it occurs to me that I don’t even have a private journal.

That instant reaction to check something that I didn’t own at the time was a clear indication — It was time for a change.

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My Mom – the 17th year

Janet Marie and Matthew Frederick. September 1980.

Janet Marie

Every day, as the sun lights up my side of this rock, at least one thought of you passes through my endless stream of thoughts, until eventually the sun sets over the horizon to give life to the other side – and the process starts again.

It’s foolproof. Infallible. An impeccable cosmic mystery – yet flooded with intention.

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Synchronicities – The Universal Tools of Creativity



What are Synchronicities?

Have you ever given much thought to that question?
Have our definitions to things like this become simplified due to lack of mathematical understanding of the universe?
Maybe it’s nothing more than simple apathy.
Maybe it’s neither, and I am the one that is hallucinating?
I asked this question to a friend a couple of days ago.

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The path to greatness is littered with failure

North Pole Northern Lights Taurora

North Pole Northern Lights Taurora

How do you define greatness?

What does it look like? What makes it seem so elusive? I’ll tell you the answer to all 3 of these questions right after I tell you this:

When my time is up — My tank=E and my work=complete.

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The Flight of Truth

Welcome to day 3 of the super, excellent, magnificent extravaganzapalooza spectacular festivities.
This is a mushroom

This  is a mushroom

“Good evening LADIES and gentlemen. My name is MFrederick and uhhh…I’ll be your Captain-Pilot-Driver this evening. If you look to your left, you’ll notice uhhh…something that is on the left side of your body and in the same room as you. The mind is clear tonight, but we may face usual turbulence around 8:30 uhhh…as we make our way to runway 500, we ask that you please get out of your seats and clog up the hilariously small isle with all your over-sized carry-on luggage. Thank you.”

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My500Words Pin Placement

Good morning, my friends.

I am starting a 31-day exercise today. This exercise is something I already do every day but, not with the precise tracking and accountability as this one. The goal of this 31-day exercise is to write, at least, 500 words every day for a month. Allowable content consists of blog postings, fiction/nonfiction work, or basically anything that isn’t email.

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