Tag Archives: Brene Brown

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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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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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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Full of Myself

9 February 2016 “Women are still in emotional bondage as long as we need to worry that we might have to make a choice between being heard and being loved. ~Marianne Williamson, A Woman’s Worth This week I’ve been seeing … Continue reading

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The Heart of Gratitude

17 November 2015 Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.  ~ A. A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh Life is fluid, ever-changing, winding and twisting in unpredictable ways.  Sometimes that’s … Continue reading

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Touchstone – The Heart of Community

6 November 2015 Connection:  The energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued;  when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship.   ~Brené Brown Day after … Continue reading

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Listening In

27 October 2015 The dark does not destroy the light; it defines it. It’s our fear of the dark that casts our joy into the shadows. ~Brene Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection   This morning I lay in bed waking … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Laying Down the Gavel

11 September 2015 “Imperfections are not inadequacies; they are reminders that we’re all in this together.  ~ Brené Brown This morning a friend mentioned that she wanted to open some boxes, pigeonholes where she had set people with whom she’d … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Delving Into the Dark

14 August 2015 Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will … Continue reading

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Touchstone — Crafting Good Ordinary Days

26 June 2015   The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.           ~Ralph Waldo Emerson   This has been a week of extraordinary moments embedded in ordinary ones for me.  Looking … Continue reading

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