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A Flood of Love

Once upon a time, in fact last evening, a young woman dealing with a speech impediment, went to a group support group, to give her first speech. The vibe was tight, with expectancy and empathetic angst. The moderator welcomed everyone, went through the list of announcements, then introduced our heroine to share with the group. […]

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to fun or not to fun…that is one question

the idiom “having fun” leads me to think that i can possess fun….maybe buy it ‘n stick it in my pocket for later use…or maybe if i do something, then i ‘ll have fun…or if i am with someone, that’ll insure i have fun…. hmmmm…after 65 years of life, i am wondering….isn’t “fun” more of […]

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listening to what?

i love asking myself this question and then listening for responses… sometimes i listen for my heart beat…or my breathing… i delight in listening to vast space at night under the stars… and to birds singing as the dawn incrementally lightens our world… i suspect most, if not all, religious traditions advise listening. There’s the […]

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right here right now!

Rambling though a grocery store the other day, I saw a fellow yogini who works there. I asked how her yoga was going; she hung her head saying she hadn’t been doing it much. I looked at her perhaps with a puzzled expression on my face. Here in front of me was this breathing moving […]

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Each breath is a new beginning.

Each breath is a new beginning. If i choose to remember with this breath…and now this breath…that i have choice, in that nanosecond, i enter the realm of self empowerment and gratefully watch as patterns of “poor me” lessen unto oblivion. Current self-help folks echo the Yogic wisdom of old…saying that when i am breathing […]

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