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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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Self-Compassion, Leveled Up

I heard a description of self-compassion the other day that changed my world. My entire body melted in resonance, even as my mind kept moving ahead. This incongruent body response was so profound, I thought I better pay attention. Self-compassion is the ability to be easy with yourself, no matter what is going on inĀ  […]

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Change your lens.

Self-help, mental wellness, and personal growth is awesome. I highly recommend it. And if you’re here, you’re likely already doing this. However, there is a sneaky part of self-improvement that many of us start from which is short-sighted. We view ourselves through the lens of seeing that something is wrong, and we’re trying to fix […]

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Radiance

Just as a bitterly cold winter day delivers sun dogs, There is beauty within that which seems bleak. You. Are. Radiant. Made of diamond dust And sun star light.

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