Category Archives: Connection

Touchstone – To Boldly Go

18 March 2016 You know the greatest danger facing us is ourselves, an irrational fear of the unknown.  But there’s no such thing as the unknown — only things temporarily hidden, temporarily not understood.  ~ Captain James Tiberius Kirk  There’s … Continue reading

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To Boldly Go

15 March 2016 If it’s authentically within reach, you can deliberately, even willfully settle yourself in love as a central quality in your mind. This is not phony: the love that’s there in you is genuinely there. In fact, choosing … Continue reading

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Romancing Life

8 March 2016 One cannot help but be in awe when one contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, or of the marvelous structure of reality.  It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery … Continue reading

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Filling the Sieve

1 March 2016 [Sufficiency isn’t] a quantity of anything.  Sufficiency isn’t two steps up from poverty or one step short of abundance.  It isn’t a measure of barely enough or more than enough.  Sufficiency isn’t an amount at all.  It … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Open and Receive

26 February 2016 The most exciting discoveries happen at the frontiers.  When you come to know something new, you come closer to yourself and to the world.  Discovery enlarges and refines your sensibility.  When you discover something, you transfigure some … Continue reading

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Open and Receive

24 February 2016 Stillness is not about focusing on nothingness;  it’s about creating a clearing.  It’s opening up an emotionally clutter-free space and allowing ourselves to feel and think and dream and question.  ~Brené Brown On the way back from … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Three Steps

19 February 2016 It may be when we no longer know what to do, that we have come to our real work, that when we no longer know which way to go, we have begun our real journey.  ~ Wendell … Continue reading

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Three Steps

16 February 2016 If you live the questions, life will move you into the answers.  ~Deepak Chopra Often when I feel discouraged or weary, I’m resenting the way the world is.  And asking it to tend to me in a … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Full of Myself

12 February 2016 When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.  ~Audre Lorde I’ve done my share of putting someone down … Continue reading

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Yes… And…

2 February 2016 Love the moment, and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries.  ~Corita Kent In her biography, Bossypants, Tina Fey has a great section about saying yes to the moment.  In her instructions for creating improvisational … Continue reading

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