Presence

Presence – an ongoing struggle with self, and with mistaken priorities of responsibility, obligation and fear that keep me out of the present moment. Why can I not stay present? While my children play, the dishes must be cleaned up, the...

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Calm with Kids

My daughter got out of bed early on Valentine’s Day. Anxious to share her gifts of cards and candy, excited to see what she “got”, it reminded me of a mini-Christmas. After school, she excitedly pulled out her cards from her...

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Writing

No matter what I write, I am aware that something well written will be an easier read than something poorly written. Hence, when I saw this article on Digg, I thought it was worth linking to...

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Appreciation

Ever feel frustrated, negative, unhappy about whatever situations you are experiencing at a particular moment? Do you often feel like when you are in a negative mood, that experience snowballs, and subsequent moments have a negative tint to them...

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Out for a Jog

I was jogging today, and I had moments where I felt a true expansion, a connection to the rest of the world, or at least to the sky above me. The moments were fleeting but real, and distracted from my ego, which fights for attention some days...

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