My Yoga master was helping me get rid of some especially difficult knots and kinks. She cautioned me to not to force it, not to apply pressure to the muscle until it had been warmed up. She said a muscle needs not to be threatned at first. She said, “Always show it tenderness first, before…

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Over eight years ago I received a small gift — a pill box that allows you to store a week’s worth of pills by day and time they should be taken. I was in the hospital when I received it from CVS, and I couldn’t leave the hospital until I learned which pills went where.…

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All the time we hear about “vast right wing conspiracies” or “left leaning cabals” out to get someone. Parker Palmer tells us that sometimes when we are looking for someone to blame or we are depressed when things aren’t going our way, perhaps we should consider imagining that the force that is holding us down…

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A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in. — Anon. If there is one thing I have noticed it is that each generation seems more and more interested in the immediate. Instant gratification has creeped into every aspect of our lives, much like Armadillos have…

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Do not depend on the hope of results … You may have to face the fact that your work will be apparently worthless and even achieve no result at all, if not perhaps results opposite to what you expect. As you get used to the idea, you start more and more to concentrate not on…

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