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The 12 Days of Christmas, 1
It is exactly 12 days before Christmas...and since I love music so much, I have been ruminating about posting a YouTube link to a favorite Christmas song each of the days. And I think I will -- it's so easy and no time at all!
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And know there is more that you can't see....
Lots of extraordinary content...no words from me:
To pray you open your whole self
To sky, to earth, to sun, to moon
To one whole voice that is yo... Read more
MAKING IT HAPPEN Week 3 -- 20 days until 2011
I finished the second week of the challenge yesterday at the same weight as when I began. Granted, I'm trying to build an infrastructure of consistency in exercise and strength training, but that's just the CM half of the total equation I creat... Read more
Our earnest work....
Lately I have hesitated to post these harbingers of beauty, these words wrapped in meaning for the mind, heart, and soul...because I've been reading the focused blogs of friends, which speak so eloquently to the journey we're on to optimal welln... Read more
MAKING IT HAPPEN Week 2 -- 27 days until 2011
In beginning my second week in this challenge, I'll start by reviewing my performance during the first week which ended yesterday. Yesterday I did no aerobic workout and Tuesday was weak. On the other hand I had five days of meeting and exceed... Read more
I'M WORKING ON THE WORLD!
There are days when the piece that Joe-the-purveyor-of-juicy-poet
ry offers fairly screams, "SHARE ME!!!" (BTW, if you want to subscribe to his weekday offerings just click on the link at the end of the poem.) And so it is today, with this ... Read more
MAKING IT HAPPEN Week 1 -- 34 days until 2011
As I told DancingEarthMom, "I followed ToBABetterMe over to your blog. At first I thought, 'Ho Hum.' But the more I considered it, the more I realized that this nuts-and-bolts, no-nonsense focus is EXACTLY what I need in my out-of-control feelin... Read more
The Ripple Effect of a Kind Act
YES -- taking good care of this body I've been entrusted with is vital! We learn more and more about basics of proper food with portion control and the variety of exercise which supports that here on SparkPeople, with myriad resources to help u... Read more
Starting ever again....
I've been going through some rough patches as we all do on this earth plane, doing this and that to remedy the malaise...the lethargy...the lack of enthusiasm. This morning I got, by way of my daily poetry subscription, a "message from the uni... Read more
What does it really mean to be kind?
Always be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle.
In honor of World Kindness Day on Nov 13th, Karma Tube offers this video by Humanity Healing Network... Read more
More: War Over Monsanto Gets Ugly
Thanks to special SparkFriend Don Doorn who just sent me this important information. I'm shaking my head...in sadness, disgust, and amazement. Will we ever learn...change...raise our collective consciousness?
Hope springs eternal....
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And a little child shall lead them....
I shared the video of Birke Baehr with various friends yesterday, and decided that it needs a wider audience! Birke is an extraordinary home-schooled child, 11 years old, ... Read more
Thank you Mary Oliver...
...for your gift, that keeps on giving!
Square Top Mountain and Green River, Wyoming
When loneliness comes stalking, go into the fields, consid... Read more
Love is a sacred skill
Thomas à Kempis on Mount Saint Agnes, where the monastery he was invested with was located (painting from 1569)
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I am NOT done with my changes...!
It's like pulling a Tarot card from the deck that speaks precisely to my dilemma...or opening a sacred text to exactly the verse that I so desperately needed to consider...coming in the morning to this poetry of Stanley Kunitz that speaks so pla... Read more