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Mantra Monday: Let it go

At the risk of putting a certain very popular song from a certain very popular Disney movie in your head all week, this is the phrase that’s been bubbling up in me these last couple of days. That feeling of … Continue reading

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Mantra Monday: Slow Down

I keep getting this message from the universe. After a busy weekend away, I’m listening. “If you’re having difficulty coming up with new ideas, then slow down. For me, slowing down has been a tremendous source of creativity. It has … Continue reading

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Mantra Monday: back to basics

  “Remember to breathe. It is after all, the secret of life.” ~ Gregory Maguire, A Lion Among Men  

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Mantra Monday: Rest

Permission granted. Take the time you need. Lay down for a nap, Read a book, Stare at the walls. The world won’t stop spinning But you might. Breathe deeply. Let go of the need to always be doing. Repeat softly, … Continue reading

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Mantra Monday: Enough

As I was drifting off to sleep Friday night my mind wandered to what the coming week’s mantra might be. The words “You are enough. You do enough.” appeared on my internal movie screen. I think I first read them … Continue reading

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Mantra Monday

Mantra: noun 1. Hinduism. a word or formula, as from the Veda, chanted or sung as an incantation or prayer. 2. an often repeated word, formula, or phrase, often a truism: If I hear the “less is more” mantra one more … Continue reading

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Almost 42 (a letter to my body revisited)

I wrote this letter close to three years ago, almost 11 months after Ben’s stillbirth, shortly after my 39th birthday. I stumbled across it tonight in search of something else. It was originally inspired by Kristin Noelle over at Trust … Continue reading

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Stillness

Stillness. The center point. A space inside so quiet, so peaceful, so pure It takes my breath away. I’ve been craving it, knowing that I need the internal space stillness provides. To find that inner space, I have to create … Continue reading

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Nourishment

Right now my body is asking for hot soup, spicy green juice and rest. My mind is aching for stillness. My soul is wanting to drink in the ocean. My creativity is craving playtime with watercolor crayons. My heart wants … Continue reading

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Resistance is pointless

  When the ache rises and Nothing makes sense The brain, scrambled, Claws at reason with desperate fingers. Breathe And with a soft smile whisper Welcome and Thank you To this wise teacher, pain. Resistance is pointless. Close your eyes, … Continue reading

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