Category Archives: Touchstones

Touchstone – Party On!

29 April 2016 The meaning of life is to find your gift.  The purpose of life is to give it away.  ~Pablo Picasso A year ago when I set an intention to explore life satisfaction in 2 posts a week … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Quenched

22 April 2016 We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves. ~His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama This morning I scanned back over post titles from 50 weeks of this year-long exploration of … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Sculpting Good Questions

15 April 2016 Instead of being in the world, let the world dwell in you.  Open yourself up to it all.  You won’t loose yourself.  You will find you are big enough, bigger than you ever imagined.  ~yoga nidra My … 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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Touchstone – Spring Fling

1 April 2016 Laughter, song and dance create emotional and spiritual connection;  they remind us of the one thing that truly matters when we are searching for comfort, celebration, inspiration or healing:  We are not alone.  ~Brené Brown   I’m … 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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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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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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Touchstone – Filling the Sieve

4 March 2016 Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.  ~Malcolm S. Forbes Often I turn outside to satisfy my hunger.  To bolster my sense of being enough, I stuff myself with other people’s … 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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