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December 25, 2013 • in Random Thoughts

12 Days of Winter Meditations: Day 5

Gifts: Appreciation Have you ever had that holiday moment where the presents are all opened and you have a vague sense of disappointment? Bound to happen! There is so much pressure to give others what they really want, to find …

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December 24, 2013 • in Random Thoughts

12 Days of Winter Meditations: Day 4

Gatherings: Connection It’s Christmas Eve! People around the world are preparing feasts and wrapping gifts and celebrating being together. It’s easy to lose yourself and your joy in the frenzy of it all. Getting the food cooked and the gifts …

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December 23, 2013 • in Random Thoughts

12 Days of Winter Meditations: Day 3

Snow: Silence No matter where you live, winter is generally epitomized by snow. For those of us lucky enough to experience snow, we know that it brings an eerie quiet. There is no pounding rain, no stinging pebbles of ice …

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December 22, 2013 • in Random Thoughts

12 Days of Winter Meditations: Day 2

Light: Flame of Love With the solstice comes the return of light and the promise that for every dark moment there will be a bright one. Almost every country in the world has a celebration of light to honor the …

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December 21, 2013 • in Random Thoughts

12 Days of Winter Meditations: Day 1

Darkness: Introspection Today just happens to be the darkest day of the year, the last day of falling toward darkness (in the Northern Hemisphere, anyway—lucky you to all the Aussies who read my blog!). Darkness tends to keep us indoors …

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12 Days of Winter Meditations: An Introduction

This past summer I did a series of blog posts we called My 14 Days of Summer, A Meditation. People seemed to like it, so I thought I’d do a winter version. Even though I don’t love winter nearly as …

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December 16, 2013 • in Family

Ode to Betty

I knew it was going to happen one day. But it was a day I was dreading. And that day has come. People often ask me how I do it all. After reeling internally from the fact that I don’t …

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