When Things Are Shaken AND Stirred

Written July 4, 2018

Life often gives us contrasting experiences in what appears to be opposites. These open us up in new, exciting, and shall we say “invigorating and enlivening” ways. They can be keys of awakening that shake up the foundation of comfortable, routine, stagnant energies. Sometimes life shows up as sadness, so we can know more about what happiness feels…

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The Magical Powers of the "Jackass" - Part 1 (maybe that's a new animal totem???!)

Written June 18, 2018

You just never know what's around the next corner in life! "I'm sorry." Those are two very potent words when delivered with the utmost heartfelt sincerity! Today I just discovered a filtered, hidden folder of Facebook messages that have been piling up in there for a couple of years. Sometimes it's not that we are being ignored, it's that the message…

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The Negativity Monster

Written May 14, 2018

The insidious negativity monster says, “Feed me.” It longs to be seen, heard, and expressed, vs. repressed. When super active, it can hardly go a moment without being fed by the sharing of a negative comment, criticism, or hopelessness. It turns on others just as easily as it does itself. “That makes me so mad (sad, angry….).That pisses me off.I hate…

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This Moment is Ultimately Perfect

Written May 12, 2018

As quiet or noisy as this moment is....As full or as empty....As light or as dark.....As clear or as confusing.......As liked or disliked.....As promised or not.....As comfortable or uncomfortable....As happy or sad....This moment is ultimately perfect for our journey, just as it is.Taking a moment to notice and appreciate this moment just as it is…

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Friends in All Forms

Written May 9, 2018

Some days it can feel like sitting on the set of the "Friends" sitcom and wondering where all your friends are?? Friends are all around us -- known and unknown. Sometimes our friends are busy across town or around the world, but they are thinking of us, as we think of them.Sometimes there are friends we haven't met yet, but who are about to enter the…

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