Category Archives: Mindfulness

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 – Yes… And…

5 February 2016 An emergent world invites us to use our most human of all capacities, our consciousness.  It asks us to be alert in the moment for what is unfolding.  What is happening at this moment? What can we … 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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Devotions

12 January 2016 And this is the core of the secret:  Attention is the beginning of devotion.  ~Mary Oliver As I wrote last week, I’ve been thinking about rhythms, the natural cycles that include periods of rest.  And, like many … Continue reading

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