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“If it seems a childish thing to do, do it in remembrance that you are a child.” ~Frederick Buechner

December 16, 2011

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Where was it along the path of our growing up that you lost your wide-eyed, enthusiastic, wondrous outlook on life? When was the last time you made a cushion/blanket castle? How much fun do you have each day? What holds you back? Recapture the childlike qualities to enjoy your life.

Do No Harm

November 8, 2011

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Hippocratic Oath. 1 Thessalonians 5:13.  Ahimsa.  Shalom.  ☮.  Codes of various professions’ conduct.  These beliefs and systems all contain a common root – to cause no harm. This mutual vein is something I have been contemplating a great deal recently.  I haven’t been thinking about it in the conventional sense: the concept of peace and […]

“The real voyage of discovery (or recovery) consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” ~ Marcel Proust

October 28, 2011

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And it’s through those new eyes that you can see the love and the gifts that you are given everyday. This morning, I decided I was going to “treat” myself.  I broke from my routine, came into the living room and lit some candles.  I pulled out the grinder, poured in the coffee beans, hit […]