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Do The Next Right Thing

It’s good to see the big picture, to keep our envisioned outcome. And it’s easy to think that our immediate decisions and choices either make or break that outcome. They don’t. For example, maybe you have been stuck in analysis paralysis — where you consider all of your options so intently and you can’t see […]

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Lessons from late-spring snow

Spring in the north woods finds me desperately looking forward to dry ground and green grass as I barely tolerate a seemingly endless season of mud. The dogs and our footwear treads don’t seem to mind, though, as boundaries between the outdoors and inside flooring disappear. Spring is like making a change, learning a new […]

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Be the Tumbleweed

  I’m in a situation where I can be a presence of light for others during a challenging time for all of us. I have been trying to gently guide our direction, knowing that there is a path through this of peace and love. But I feel like I’m failing when a more difficult path is […]

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Cultivating Joy

Joy is the birthright of every one of us. It’s why we are here. It’s what we receive, it’s what we contribute. Joy is the essence of what we are. Joy must be: Invited Beckoned Welcomed Tended Embraced Nurtured Nursed Protected Cherished Sustained Valued Honored Treasured …and sometimes Created. Joy is not about denying other […]

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You are more than your _____ .

You are more than the condition of your wardrobe. You are more than your hairstyle. You are more than your age or other demographics. You are more than your very real aches and pains. You are more than your high school experience. You are more than your job description. You are more than what you […]

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