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The 5 L’s for living a long, fulfilling life

The 5 L’s for living a long, fulfilling life

As the sale and emptying of my Florida home move forward, I find perspective is needed. I see nothing but uncompleted tasks, unfinished projects, unmanaged details, and no clear plan for them all. So when I read this little article, it put my inner stresses into...

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Life: The Play of Resisting & Receiving

Life: The Play of Resisting & Receiving

There have been times when my life seemed stuck. I wanted out of something, or at minimum, wished it could be different, but circumstances wouldn't budge. I couldn't find clarity, patience, or even acceptance about how life was. Anger, frustration, self-pity, sorrow,...

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Life and Love

Life and Love

Love has come home to roost. I´ve had 61 years living with periods of struggle, confusion, and pain, interspersed with such sweet moments, hoping I could be free of the former and stay in the later, yet never succeeding. The pain had me frantically seeking-...

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What Matters

What Matters

The last time I left the Bay Area to return to Florida, I did not want to go. Of course, I wanted to see my son. And I was looking forward to going to Canada afterward to see my 90-year-old aunts, uncles, and other family members. But honestly, it was as if the cells...

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Quiet Doesn´T Mean ¨Not Talking¨

I've watched many things fall away in my life, some by choice, and others not. The most significant gifts have been everything I've let go of to become more present, aware, and quiet. Quiet doesn't mean "not talking," just like stillness isn't only about “not moving.”...

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End Of Year Message

End Of Year Message

¨…Returning to ourselves is a road we choose, with all the twists and turns and seeming cul-de-sacs that come with following— or indeed, forging— an uncertain path. In my experience, we are never as close as we think and never as far as we fear.¨ Gabor Mate, MDWow, I...

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Three Powerful Words to Practice

Three Powerful Words to Practice

Two weeks ago, I was on retreat with Rupert Spira, and it was a joyful experience. My fellow participants and I were unplugged, unhurried, unscheduled, and unfocused on the details of the outside world. This structure allowed participants to dive deeply into our...

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The Inner Pendulum

The Inner Pendulum

You can never, no matter how hard you try, be anyone else but yourself. Yet contemplate just for a moment how often content moves through your “mind-field,” which implies you should be different. Even slightly different. The field of our mind is tracking thoughts,...

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Changes and Choices

Changes and Choices

Many people have heard the phrase “trying to change the outside, to change the inside.” Or the 12-step slogan “there’s no geographic cure.” Usually, these dismiss the concept of making changes on the outside to guarantee life feeling differently internally,...

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The Courage To Love

The Courage To Love

We can realize it's an act of courage to love, care and connect with othersMy friend died this week. I'm "shook," sad and in shock. When I came to town, he and his friends would always come to my dinner parties as a trio.  I called them the Three Amigos. There's a...

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