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Don’t Take It Personally, Dude!

that’s right. don’t take anything anyone does or says personally. it’ll make life so much easier. take it from someone who vacillates in and out of understanding this key rule in daily living. when i am present and watching from … Continue reading

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Wounded and Free

“wounded in all the right places” sung by kd lang. what an incredibly thought provoking title. it made me think. really think about where i was, where i’ve traveled and where i am. thankful for being wounded in the ways … Continue reading

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From Pain to Pleasure

my friend, connie, told me something that i think of every day. it puts a smile on my face and in my heart.  she said, You used to be a cloud, and now you’re a breeze.

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Another Reincarnation

here i am, finally moved up to Oregon to live with my husband of three years. this will be our first time actually living in the same house for more than a month at a time. i’m looking forward to … Continue reading

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Spiritual Vernacular – Part I

throughout my  spiritual investigation over the past twenty years, i’ve found that teachers often use different words for the same concept – more or less the same concept. from Ram Dass, Eckhart Tolle, Deepak Chopra, Stephen Levine,  Caroline Myss, Mark … Continue reading

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Do You Feel Appreciated?

on a daily basis, as women, mothers, grandmothers, sisters, daughters, aunts, professionals, work from homers, we: make calls regarding our children’s and our loved ones futures. make appointments and travel to doctors, dentists, schools, teachers, employers, friends, family, auto repairs, … Continue reading

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Brahmacharya is Self Restraint – Part IV of V

brahmacharya is the fourth code of conduct of the five yamas – ahimsa, satya, asteya, brahmacharya and aparigraha. brahmacharya (continence) states that when we have control over our physical impulses of excess, we attain knowledge, vigor, and increased energy. to break … Continue reading

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