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Posts from October 2017

I Exhale

I exhale. The breath born but a moment ago recedes into the past as I await the next breath to begin.   Because every breath is a gateway between past and future, breathing is an ever-present metaphor for the temporal world in which we live.   Nature’s patterns proceed in rhythms. Requiring belief in life’s continuity in stark counter-point to the reality…

Excuse Me, I Have What?

I can’t find my keys! Where are those papers that I signed? I know they’re here somewhere. Oh, no, I forgot my doctor’s appointment… again. This is my 2nd fender bender in the last month. I have bruises all over from bumping into things. I’m so very tired. I just can’t think straight anymore. What is wrong with me? Am I going…

Meditation & Healing

Meditation is a valuable practice that can help people in the process of grieving for a loved one. If you’re not familiar with meditation, “How To Meditate FAQ” by Tara Brach is an introductory guide that will help you become familiar with the principles of meditation. Tara’s teachings blend Western psychology and Eastern spiritual practices, mindful attention to our inner life, and a…