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The Archetype of Independence

I very recently had the opportunity to visit historic Philadelphia for the first time. I assumed my connection to the place would come from the true awesomeness of being able to stand in places and touch items that are deeply profound to our great nation’s creation. Yes, and… A full-body Holy Wow: Physically standing in […]

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There’s a spider in my swimsuit

The other day I put my swimsuit on, to go sit in our new-to-us hot tub after a day of power washing the house in preparation for upcoming staining. I had one leg in, and was just putting my other foot through when a ginormous spider crawled out of my swimsuit and onto my hand.

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It’s time for the gloves to come off

As we travel along on Life’s journey, we face challenges. It’s just part of the deal. What challenges have you experienced? Divorce? Diagnosis? Death? What challenges are you living right now? Maintenance and repair of home? Maintenance and repair of relationship? It’s awesome when we work through, overcome. Life experienced turns to lessons learned turns […]

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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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Spiritual beings having a human experience

Our lives are a journey. A spiritual journey. We experience, in order to expand. In our experiences, we have choice. Some experiences we’ve outgrown. We’ve learned what we needed to from them, and we no longer carry them daily. Like your best friend in fifth grade whom you chose to drift apart from, but in […]

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