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Pain Transforming

Just because we keep living does not mean we stop hurting. – Unknown Pain, sorrow, grief and all it entails feels boundless in the moment. Depths that know no end, and yet for most we trudge on. While time may “heal all wounds” we are blessed and cursed to remember. Since we can not erase […]

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Living and Loving the Journey

Searching for oneself is the journey of a lifetime, life is what happens in between – Unknown We may never truly “find ourselves” during the span of our life – but the point is to try. Also, we must remember that the journey of life is not just about doing for others, but a balance […]

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Half of Wisdom

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom – Francis Bacon We often don’t know what we don’t know. It’s as simple as that. We don’t know what we are missing or haven’t experienced because we haven’t had a reason to encounter it. Sometimes we can learn on our own, seeking knowledge for our own reasons […]

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Everybody Hurts

A friend recently reminded me of something really important, that the depth of my own sadness/grief hadn’t allowed me to consider.  They reminded me that my hurt and pain and grief is mine – just like the other party has their own pain that I cannot and will never precisely feel. I might feel sadness and […]

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The Mask

We’re so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others, that in the end, we become disguised to ourselves. – The Goldfinch Perhaps it’s maturity, or maybe my own personal development journey, the cracking of my ego or whatever you want to call it – but just the other day I had a very tangible moment of […]

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When Relationships Change

Many times in the course of our lives, we will enter into relationships and over time that dynamic will change. It may completely run its course and the relationship will end, or perhaps the dynamic will just shift, such as going from a friend to a lover, or vice versa. These friendships, work related, or personal/romantic […]

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Surrender

Do not look back in anger, or forward in fear, but around in awareness. – James Thurber If there’s any resounding theme or lesson that the past month has beaten into me, it’s surrender. Surrendering to the fact that we are not in control of anyone other than ourselves, and that includes in any situation, […]

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Breath Work

To control the breathing is to control the mind. With different patterns of breathing, you can fall in love, you can hate someone, you can feel the whole spectrum of feelings by changing your breath.” – Marina Abramovic Even before ever reading the quote above, I have realized the importance of breathing and the impact […]

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A Eulogy to the Old Me

I found this concept interesting, as I can most certainly feel a shift in who I am versus who I was, even so recent as a year ago. I feel like I am a much different person than I was in my 20s, that’s for sure, and every evolution feels a bit more natural, more […]

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Look Up & Out

I often wonder how much beauty we take for granted. Having traveled to many places, I am just in awe at every turn when I see such amazing scenery and buildings, such as castles and mountains, monasteries and shrines. I LOVE to take in the various places and appreciate the nuances of their artistry, the vibrancy […]

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