There are all kinds of quotes, poems, songs, and images produced around what even a drop of kindness can do. This morning I was thinking about someone who was given an opportunity to show a little kindness, but didn’t. I have to say my reaction and my neighbor’s reaction was not kind either. I am…

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Sorrow prepares you for joy….Whatever sorrow shakes from your heart, far better things will take their place. —┬áRumi. Live any length of time and vulnerabilities will come. If you think not you are merely sweeping reality under the rug. What is important is to learn how to face your vulnerabilities so that “better things” take…

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The following question popped up during this morning’s meditation: “Where did we come up with the phrase ‘human being’ ?” I guess I could have checked with the Oxford English Dictionary, but it was much more fun to think about it without aid. There are so many guide books on organizing ones day, getting things…

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I missed my yoga class last week, so this morning I was ready and willing to be stretched. As I get older my body tells me I need to stretch, because the longer I live the more set my body becomes. It resists change, it fights back when I try to put a muscle in…

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A good rule of thumb is never send out a letter, email, or text when you are angry. Wait twenty-four hours before sending. I bet you have all heard about this rule of thumb, and if you are like me wished on more than one occasion you had followed it. Perhaps, this same rule of…

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