Category Archives: Mindfulness

To Begin Again

2 May 2017 I think that I remember Spring                                                               … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Into the Heart of the Matter

8 April 2016 I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be. ~Albert Einstein I like it when, later in the day, I remember my morning horizontal and vertical stretch.  Just the thought … Continue reading

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Into the Heart of the Matter

6 April 2016 Beauty is not in the face;  beauty is a light in the heart.  ~Kahlil Gibran One of the first stretches in my morning yoga is not really a yoga pose.  It is a simple extension into the … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Owning My Life – Attention and Intention

25 March 2016 Most people believe that their actions have consequences but don’t think through the implications of that belief.  But Steve did.  He believed, as I do, that it is precisely by acting on our intentions and staying true … Continue reading

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Owning My Life — Attention and Intention

23 March 2016 Accept — then act.  Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it… This will miraculously transform your whole life.  ~Eckhart Tolle Amazed that only six weeks remain of this year-long blog, I’ve … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Romancing Life

11 March 2016 I no longer want to be someone who imagines a better future, someone yearning for things to be different, someone who hopes her way into missing what perfection is, right here, in her face.  ~Sonya Lea, Wondering … 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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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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