Monthly Archives: January 2013

Antidote to Busy

Mixed with the newly fallen snow on my front walk, there is a scattering of multicolored rose petals. Yesterday I took a few moments to ‘petal’ the wilting bouquet of roses and cast them out my door. It’s one of my simple pleasures. Today, the sight of the unexpected beauty on my snow covered walkway […]

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Mantra in Motion

I have a mantra that has been with me for many years. I started saying it in my early 30’s when I was a running regularly on the trails in the Pacific Northwest. It was a time of physical strength and inner angst. I ran for exercise and to clear my mind. One day it […]

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It’s a Miracle

A few years ago I gave my family a bird feeder for Christmas. We hung it outside in early January and waited and waited. Two weeks went by without any birds. One morning after those two long weeks had passed I found myself at odds with my partner Scott. He’s a wonderful guy but I […]

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Reflecting Forward

Every year around the New Year I take some time to reflect on the year that has passed to find the gems. Viewing your life from a positive perspective will give you a boost of energy to move forward with compassion for yourself and enthusiasm for the life you are creating. This year I answered […]

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