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On Whose Authority?

Become the author of your own story. The author. Not the reader. There’s a very big difference, here. It’s the difference between your life happening to you, and you choosing your experience of it. Between facing reality and creating it. In owning our own story, we get to decide how it’s written.  But there is […]

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Umm…

Meditation intrigues me. I’m a huge fan of it in principle, it’s just that I don’t always practice it regularly. Much like yoga, walking the dog, journaling, and writing — my other daily disciplines that I’d like to aspire to. And I always feel so uplifted after doing any of them, you’d think I’d be […]

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What Ebeneezer Scrooge, Sherlock Holmes, and Darth Vader Have in Common

Even fictional characters sometimes receive unwarranted medical opinions. Doctors have diagnosed Ebeneezer Scrooge with OCD, Sherlock Holmes with autism, and Darth Vader with borderline personality disorder. –Sam Kean Have you ever had someone else’s perception just absolutely throw you for a loop? Perhaps your friend Scrooge tells a story and you think, “Wait — that’s […]

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Question of the Day

I’m learning a lot on my journey to receive. This allowing, opening, surrendering thing is growing me into something expansive. I’m becoming both softer as well as stronger, instead of simply capable. And here’s the next layer I recently experienced: I must also learn to receive from myself. My receptivity isn’t dependent upon outside sources. It’s […]

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Peaceful, Easy Feeling

I had a huge Aha about ease the other day. I was walking back from the mailbox, mentally going over my afternoon to-do list and feeling slightly agitated. And I had a moment of “Dangit, I’m working toward a life of ease and flow. I’m on top of the things I need to accomplish today. […]

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