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Be the Sculptor and the Marble

“We can write a meaningful lifetime script.  We will become both sculptor and marble. We will be the designer and the design.”~Bernard Strehler, Gerontologist  What an absolutely wonderful concept!  This idea that we are sculpting our life. It brings about the visual of a life of contemplated and deliberate creation.  I will tell anyone who asks […]
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Walk The Walk

“It is difficult to bring people to goodness with lessons, but it is easy to do so by example.”~ Seneca Let me tell you about this man I met quite a few years ago.  He’s not much for church-going.  He doesn’t quote scripture.  You won’t see him out picketing or expounding on what should be […]
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Finding Grace

“The act of staying present will heal you.  Obsessing about how the future will turn out creates anxiety.  Replaying broken scenarios from the past causes anger or sadness.  Stay here, in this moment.”~ Sylvester McNutt III Doesn’t it seem like grace is something supernatural? Like, perhaps, it is reserved for only spiritual leaders?  Or something […]
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The Contemplation of Death

For God’s sake, do not be afraid of death.  Try to learn what it’s saying to you.  Death is not a morbid thought.  Death is the greatest teacher of all of life.~ Michael A. Singer There is no one living on this earth who does not want to live.  No one leaves this earth that […]
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Media Mania

“If we are not prepared to think for ourselves, and to make the effort to learn how to do this well, we will always be in danger of becoming slaves to the ideas and values of others due to our own ignorance.”~ William Hughes, US Democratic Politician  The events in the past three months with […]
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Be Authentically You

Dance all night long and practice yoga the next day. Drink wine but don’t forget your green juice. Eat chocolate when your heart wants it and kale salad when your body needs it. Wear high heels on Saturday and walk barefoot on Sunday.Go shopping at the mall and then sit down and meditate in your bedroom. Live high and […]
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The Virus Of Fear

I am sharing an excerpt from my reading this morning out of The Mandala Of Being by Richard Moss. This, to me, is a very pertinent message for the viral pandemic and warranted an immediate release.  In a culture dominated by and addicted to fear, the one thing we seem incapable of doubting is fear itself.  […]
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Here Come The Good Habits!

  Forget resolutions.  This year set an intention.   Congratulations on your intention for change!  The difference of intention versus resolution is that it is about outcome, not action.  Intention is all about attitude – purpose.  …Knowing that until you change something about yourself, your life won’t change.  Now, I’m not the one saying you need […]
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The Perfect Holiday Host

 Gezellig [heh-SELL-ick] adjectiveDutch:  A feeling, familiar and warm; comfortable and relaxing; friendly ambiance; cozy atmosphere; convivial; pleasant togetherness.(Perfection is not on this list) Oh, the glorious holidays!  There is gift shopping, grocery shopping, cleaning, decorating, baking, cards, parties and then on top of all that – you need to be the perfect host. The guests are at […]
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You Are Already Emanating

“When you’re among peaceful, generous, happy people, you’re inclined to feel happy and peaceful yourself. When you’re among angry, aggressive people, you tend to become like them. The human mind is like a mirror. A mirror does not discriminate but simply reflects whatever’s before it, no matter whether it’s horrible or wonderful.” – Lama Yeshi […]