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Why the physical body doesn’t actually hinder the spiritual one

You’ve heard before that we are spiritual beings having a physical experience. “I think/reflect, therefore I am.” Within this Cartesian split, I reflect that I am turned more toward what I think of as the higher, spiritual realms than what I have thought of as the denser, physical body. As if the whole purpose of […]

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Let go of letting go; try this instead.

You know when something bugs us, and we spend so much mental bandwidth trying to not let it bother us that now it’s all we can focus on? And the more we try to not let it bother us the more bothersome it becomes? For example: The ninja-like fly buzzing around your kitchen that keeps […]

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Happiness is not circumstantial

Happiness is not circumstantial. And the only currency we have is gratitude. Nathan, S6 E11 of Alone Nathan was one of three remaining people in this recent season of the History Channel’s acclaimed series Alone. If you haven’t experienced this show, it’s about ten individuals getting dropped off in remote locations. The one who doesn’t tap out, wins. […]

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Begin Again

Each day is a do-over. A re-start. A try again. A new beginning. This awareness is a lovely mini-ritual of self-care. Like a daily shower. Or morning coffee. What in your life could use a…? Nope. Today,

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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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