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Perspective check

It’s easy to get wrapped up in our own stuff. Sometimes it’s called being self-centered and self-absorbed. Sometimes it’s called responsibility and management. When we are dealing with our own stuff, it’s easy to start to feel that we fly solo on this journey. And yet, we never do. We are always in relation to […]

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Passions and people, not possessions

Ah, yes — spring cleaning. Clearing out what no longer serves us and making space for what does. I’m a big fan of Denise Linn’s work in this area and I really love her measurement for if a thing is clutter or not: Do I love it? Do I use it? If you can answer […]

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Growling in my New Year

The calendar turning over into a new year is a natural time for reflection. Here’s what I want to carry forward, with a roar: gratitude I am sincerely grateful for the blessings of this past year. It may feel like I have to look pretty hard sometimes, but they are always there. And, I am […]

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We are constantly supported. Always.

Yesterday evening I was struggling. I was tired, my spouse was tired, and as we were outside together we were gently getting on each other’s last nerve just by breathing. It happens occassionally, because we are human. The question is less “do you know what I mean” and more “how recently have you experienced this.” […]

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Beginnings, again

A scratch upon the blackboard of the universe, that tiny sliver of moon. Inspired by Stacy Demarco, Queen of the Moon Oracle Cards We are gifted regularly with new beginnings, with fresh starts. Major life transits come to mind. Say, graduating. From any program of study, whether high school, post-secondary anything, even personal pursuits of […]

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