Monthly Archives: December 2011

How to look at Your Life Stories in a Bigger Light

The pull of the soul is like the pull of a river. You can fight the current and get sore, tired and banged up; you can even eddy out for days, weeks, or even a lifetime, but in the end … Continue reading

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Friendship…No one explains it like a kid

The other night as I was tucking my five year old into bed she said, “Mommy, you know sometimes how when you’re with your best friend you feel like you’re with your Mommy?” Probing a little deeper I said, “Yes, … Continue reading

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Setting the Pace

If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over? ~ John Wooden I came down with a pretty rough strain of head cold last Wednesday and was forced to dial back … Continue reading

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Destruction, Self-Sabotage, and the Dance of New Life

“Would that it take something less than fierce grace to break us open” – Elizabeth Lesser I’ve been thinking about the slippery concept of destruction lately and how it relates to the human experience. The word destruction typically has only negative … Continue reading

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The Open Secret and Why Fake It till You Make it is Hurting Us

“People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think that what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive…so that we actually feel the rapture of being … Continue reading

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