Category Archives: Wisdom

Party On!

26 April 2016 Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You. ~Dr. Seuss Here it is — a point that seemed so distant a year ago — the final … 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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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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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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A Rhythm with Repose

5 January 2016 And as with prayer, which is a dipping of oneself toward the light, there is a consequence of attentiveness to the grass itself, and to the sky itself, and to the floating bird.  I too leave the … Continue reading

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Dots into Patterns

29 December 2015 The time is ripe for looking back over the day, the week, the year, and trying to figure out where we have come from and where we are going to, for sifting through the things we have … Continue reading

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The Gift of Kindness

1 December 2015 The existence of parallel truths is what gives our world its tremendous richness, and the grand scheme of things is far grander than our minds habitually imagine. ~Maria Popova, NY Times review of Dark Matter and The … Continue reading

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Creating a Bullseye

13 October 2015 Every decision you make is not a decision about what to do, it is a decision about who you are. — Neal Donald Walsch I believe there is an instinctive urge within us to create, and be, … Continue reading

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Unexpected Trips

6 October 2015 When you recognize that you will thrive not in spite of your losses and sorrow, but because of them, that you would not have chosen the things that happened in your life, but you are grateful for … Continue reading

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Touchstone – A Full Pantry

2 October 2015 It occurred to me that there were two sets of virtues, the résumé virtues and the eulogy virtues. The résumé virtues are the skills you bring to the marketplace. The eulogy virtues are the ones that are … Continue reading

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