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One Step, Blue Step

Life used to fit, but it no longer did.  I was feeling uncomfortable – itching for a change and not knowing exactly what.  I did know that I needed to do something to rekindle my spark. Can you relate?  Maybe you are in this same situation or can see it approaching? This was the fall of…

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Manifesting Transformation

The best part of having my recent surgery will be a transformed me, brand new and improved.  There are definitely times when I’d like that to be as quick and simple as a Fairy Godmother waving her magic wand over me.  I’d be happy to jump right to being transformed and skip over the process of transformation. Transformation takes time; it is…

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And it was Good!

I am bouncing in my chair happy today!  I am excited and honored to be featured in Christine Valters Paintner’s Abbey of the Arts blog with a Monk in the World guest post. And it was Good Contemplative drawing is one of my favorite practices as a Monk in the World.  The story of contemplative drawing in my life…

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Only the Beginning

Graduating, starting a new job, getting married, having a child, moving, and other life transitions are big changes.  Or are they?  The event itself is often viewed as the change, especially when months or years are spent in preparation.  We think, “Once xxx happens, all will be different for me.” The external situation does change,…

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Be Careful What You Ask For

I was asking myself why some things I’m not so excited about are happening in my life.  I know things just happen and life doesn’t go as planned but couldn’t that be in someone else’s day?  Then I remembered.  Oh, my…. This being the Year of the Snake and all, I had been praying for…

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Vitality, Sensuality, and Fluidity

“Serpent is a very old, wise creature. As she sheds her skin and emerges anew, she teaches us about the cycle of life, death, and rebirth. She teaches us about vitality, sensuality, and fertility. … We hope that as you move through the year, you will be able to use the snake’s wisdom to create…

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