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Apathy and healing

Apathy is a necessary part of healing. I had the opportunity of learning this while going through a very challenging life experience that left me moving through extremes of raw pain and complete numbness. I began wondering what was going on and how I could suddenly...

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What are we?

How often have you wondered if you are doing too much or too little of something? Felt unworthy because   Saying you are too much of anything implies a judgement. Instead focus on what you are and what you are not  

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Alice @ the NAC

The epic nonsense of this logical insensible tale is impeccable in the pretense of the stage. The December 26th presentation of Alice in Wonderland by the NAC’s English Theatre was a priceless excursion into this epic tale of a young girl eager to discover an escapce...

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Life with sadhana

A little over three years ago, I adopted a sweet kitten and welcomed this new love into my life. I was reluctant to take on the care of another pet but when I found that there were mice on my little farm apartment (which was a converted barn), I decided I needed a...

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A note on self-less service

A common misconception about selfless service is that we do it beyond the self, not in obliteration of the self. As many people think, this does not mean that we sacrifice the self in a way that is not self-serving; selfless service is not the antithesis of self-care....

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My skin is like the ocean

Happy New Year everyone! This year I go deeper into a life-long journey of healing a chronic, debilitating and life-altering skin condition. My skin is fragile, sensitive and reactive. I have to watch what I eat, what I wear, the air around me… and often times short...

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Things move fast on the new moon

I was once the one who ran wild, my belly soft like the breath of a child. As age grew upon my face, I felt the touch, the grip of space, the gentle pace of rift and chase easing its way into my spine, every little crease enraging from the divine. Nothing can hold me...

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my skin: on steroids

My skin is a mass of scar tissue. It pulls when I move, tightens when I shift, hardens when I breathe Biopsy upon rashes, scar tissue upon hives, the memories of being prodded like inert mounds of unfeeling soil Feeding on poison for cosmetic healing Breeding,...

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Returning to the ashes

About 2 months ago a friend of mine took her own life, and I’ve been reflecting since on some of the issues that arise from this way of transmuting into the next life. Suicide is a difficult thing to witness, whether it was a family member, close friend or an...

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A journey through the moon: renewal, rebirth and rejoicing

In astronomy, the new moon is the time when the Sun and Moon are at exact opposite sides of the Earth and the moon becomes dark, no longer reflecting any light from the sun. This natural phenomenon has been the subject of myth and lore in cultures and religions around...

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