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Destiny Made Visible

January 6, 2012

“Sometimes you hear a voice through the door calling you…This turning toward what you deeply love saves you.” – RUMI, from “A Voice through the Door” 2012 is the year of prophecy long foretold. Out of chaos, order will be born. Just as the new seedling bursts through the earth into the animal and mineral […]

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Stop “Should-ing”

December 3, 2011

One month into my shoulder surgery recovery, my daughter told me to stop “should-ing” on myself. Somehow this new slang snuck into the vernacular of generation X. The phrase is clearly a play on a common cuss but I looked deeper and noticed the word “should” and the world “shoulder” are not far apart. Could […]

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Unplugged

November 10, 2011
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  I can no longer recall precisely when technology took over my life, only that every day, no matter what continent I am on, I check e-mail. My out of office response is set before vacation but I never truly abandon my Blackberry; I check in anyway. My in box follows me everywhere I go […]

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Tasting Versus Tasking

August 24, 2011
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Lately my eating habits have come under scrutiny. As a general rule, I don’t do diets. This however, does not deter me from accumulating diet books. In fact, I have become an inveterate collector with a full blown penchant for picking up any story supporting weight loss. My recent reads include Health Bliss by Susan […]

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Praying for Rain

August 12, 2011
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We are in the midst of an unprecedented drought in Texas. The plants in my small plot of land are parched and I am praying for rain. Why is Mother Nature so  unwilling to nurture herself? I ponder whether our harsh thoughts, words and  emotions contribute to brittle realities that have spread to cause the dry […]

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Life at a Slower Pace

June 23, 2011
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This morning I opened the newspaper to the comics. This is not the usual course of action for me to begin my day but a cute one in the corner of the page caught my eye.  In the center of a circle drawn around the image was a turtle. His tiny brown head and feet […]

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