Unexpected Life Lesson

Most of you have probably noticed an apparent 'sudden change' in my blog posts recently.  I'm talking less about 'inner' work, and more about 'outer work'. On the surface, the two may seem unrelated, but in fact, they are closely intertwined.   I began doing the inner work to feel better about myself.  As time …

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15 Minutes or Less!

Proud of myself!  Broke a 15 minute mile today, twice! I remember in gym class, struggling for the 'Presidential Physical Fitness Award'... seemed so hard to make it in under 16 minutes, even with jogging.  I never did win the award, though.  Bummer. I can almost do a real (read: not modified) push-up!  One.  Almost. …

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You Are Not Your Body

As those of you who keep up with my blog know, I have begun walking most days.  It began because I've lost 20 pounds in the last few months, and I realized that if I don't begin to build some muscle, some toning, things were going to start drifting South if I didn't.  That was …

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Physical Changes on My Spiritual Journey

I've written about a lot of non-physical changes that have been going on for me, but I haven't really talked much about the physical changes that have been happening alongside them. My appetite went wonky for a few days, and suddenly, I began eating smaller portions, and I became more conscious of the quality of …

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In The Mix

So, Ive been having a few ideas pinging around in my head lately.  One is writing a book, but what blogger isn't, right? No, the idea that's really exciting me is an idea to develop a women's retreat, where we focus on being women; on our bodies, our minds, and our spirit.  I've started looking …

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What A Difference 

Friends, meditation should be mandatory at schools and workplaces.  And homes.  And at stoplights. I spent nearly two days pulling at various strings, seeing what pulled free from the snarl of emotions I had going on, and within twenty minutes of stilling my mind, of going to my 'zone', the light switched on.  And that's …

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Wise Woman (A Poem)

Ah! Hello, brilliant! Thought I was going to say 'beautiful', didn't you? Not that you aren't. Beautiful, that is. But your mind... Oh, that mind! That sexy,  .     .brilliant, .     .     .clever, stimmmmulating mind of yours, dear! It thrills me. It takes me places I've only dreamed could exist. …

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