Monthly Archives: January 2012

Avoid or Conquer?

AUTOBIOGRAPHY IN FIVE SHORT CHAPTERS by Portia Nelson, 1980 1. I walk, down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost. . . I am hopeless. It isn’t my fault. It takes … Continue reading

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What we won’t dance with – is exactly the dance-partner we need

Originally posted on Everything Matters: Beyond Meds:
Winter morning light in the trees Fixating on or trying to go toward “the Light” — as in the throes of unchecked spiritual ambition — only further endarkens us, estranging us from that…

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self-consciousness and Self-Consciousness

On Saturday morning during my quiet time, thoughts  of my self-consciousness kept rolling through my mind. I reflected on how easily embarrassed I can get over my physical appearance, how sometimes I want to hide my wrinkles and sags, color my hair, tuck … Continue reading

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,200 times in 2011. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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Letting Go of the Familiar

Results of the “How do you Measure Success” poll last week. 88% voted internal states of happiness, 1 person voted other and the response was equal to internal states of happiness. Thank you to all who took part in the poll. … Continue reading

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How do You Measure Success?

Paul and I spent the New Years weekend with my friend Linda, her sister Adele, her son David, and his daughters, Kaitlin and Bralin. We had a loving and fun time playing board games, and eating and visiting. On New … Continue reading

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In-To-Me-See On My 70th Birthday

 Intimacy, which I like to call in-to-me-see, is something we all long for, yet run away from with a vengeance. We want to be seen for our compassion and love and kindness, but do not want anyone to see our deep … Continue reading

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