I Dimmed My Light

“Your inner light hasn’t been shining so bright recently,” she said to me in a low, concerned tone as she leaned over the counter. I smiled, or, at least I…

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Self-Care Is Not Selfish

  It’s so easy to sacrifice ourselves, our time, and our bodies for something or someone else.   Since coming back from my retreat in CA a month ago, I’ve…

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The Sugar Cookie Effect

  Life isn’t fair.   Most of us struggle with this basic tenet of life. We don’t always understand why some people get the good end of the stick of…

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This is Spiritual Design

    Long ago, the Buddha was speaking in a small town, sharing what he’d learned about freedom from suffering, when a woman suddenly rushed up to him holding the…

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Standing in the middle of all this

  Life continually moves through contrasts – rise and fall, success and failure, loss and gain, acceptance and blame. In these moments it’s difficult, if not near-impossible, to keep a…

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Take a Leap

  A part of you is ready.   And a part of you is not.   This is the essential disposition of any person who’s wanting to trust the universe.…

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