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Spiritual Fitness

IF YOU CAN start the day without caffeine or pills. IF YOU ARE cheerful, ignoring aches and pains. IF YOU CAN resist complaining and boring people with your troubles. IF YOU CAN understand when loved ones are too busy to give you time. IF YOU CAN overlook when people take things out on you when, though no fault of yours something goes wrong. IF YOU …

Death And The Merging With Life

Death, it is a funny thing and not something, in my experience, anyone enjoys talking or thinking about with sincerity.  We keep death at a distance.  It is known but always a known that will be “later.” It seems, for the most part, we avoid the reality that this thing called death is the one thing that is a for sure in life.  We all …

The Answers Lie Within The Question

What happens when you wake up one day and you realize you have no connection with your Self?  You realize you have never seen your Self, acknowledged your Self or honored your Self.  Where on god’s green earth do you begin? My experience is you begin with listening, and you begin by seeing.  Seeing all the things you may have been running from all of …

Taking The Past Into The Present, Mindfully

Along the way, with each day and sometimes even each second I learn something new.  As I welcome the new year and reflect over the past years, there are a few “solids” that have unraveled in my life so far, and I want to share with you the culmination of that reflection.  I feel blessed to have been bestowed these gifts upon my ever questioning …

A New Year Word

Welcome to 2018! I have been off in hibernation over the holidays – it is what I do every year.  I visit my family at the beginning of December, my hubby heads off to his family’s house, and I stay at the casa with Travis (the cat) and hibernate. It is one of my favorite things to do each year.  There is a space that …

Love For The Dancing Mind

Always looking for a way to make things better. What if everything, I mean everything was the best it could possibly be in each moment, but our minds travel away and miss it?  Each time it doesn’t see it because it is somewhere else. Jumping in to stop what we don’t prefer is like jumping into a small pond to stop a ripple. What if …

7 Perception Shifting Books

Information has an amazing ability to transform our choices and illuminate our own knowingness.  At the same time, information can keep us suspended in this middle space of never being enough.  We see a headline promoting something, and we think, I want that because I don’t feel like I have it in my life.  We place our hope in learning about something to get away …