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Dizzy and Disoriented—by Choice

Dizzy and Disoriented—by Choice

This week I needed the words of Mark Nepo, philosopher extraordinaire, to help me sort out my mental fog. Despite my best attempts to focus and be productive, my thoughts were circular and spinning, refusing to gain traction. What was wrong with me? In his meditation, “The Discomfort of Newness,” Nepo begins with a quote […]

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A Lesson on Time from Mother Nature

A Lesson on Time from Mother Nature

This week’s inspiration comes from an unusual source. Despite the date and season – the autumn of 2018 – my “tulip tree” is blooming! Bless her heart. She’s so confused. With all the rain followed by unseasonal warmth, perhaps she thinks it’s spring again! Surprisingly, it’s neither her style nor sequence of blooming. Typically, her […]

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The Strings that Connect Us

The Strings that Connect Us

This week’s inspiration comes from a new friend, Nancy, and the story she shared at a recent gathering I attended. As she was preparing to leave her three-year-old grandson, who lives out of state, she told him how sorry she was that she had to say goodbye, how sad it made her, and how very […]

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