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The Hidden Power of Smiling
Sunday, September 04, 2011      22 comments

I'm in the white tee with my smiling yoga sistahs! I am a smiler, always have been, prolly always will be. It's part-and-parcel of the fabric of who I am. I will never... Read more
Follow your bliss
Tuesday, August 30, 2011      23 comments

I was just talking to a good friend this morning who is frustrated and sad and feeling alienated from self and family. Afterwards I began reflecting on how we can find that place of quietness within in spite of what's whirling outside of us. A... Read more
Am I beautiful yet?
Tuesday, August 23, 2011      25 comments

Sister love -- Maha, Noreen, Trace (with dear Pickles) ... Read more
Glorious Colombia...the adventure continues! #3
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      37 comments

One never knows what a day will bring...and in my final weeks in South America what surfaced was a spur-of-the-moment idea among my family here and I to head to Colombia for my "last hurrah!" Please enjoy my humble attempt to share this ama... Read more
Ecuador: A Day-in-the-Life, #2
Thursday, July 21, 2011      41 comments

Well, this has been a most interesting time here in the province of Imbabura, northern Ecuador in the foothills of the Andes...the first time I have experienced a "staycation." Instead of adventuring all over Ecuador and South America visiting ... Read more
Inti Raymi, Celebration of Summer in the Foothills of the Andes, #1
Tuesday, June 21, 2011      46 comments

Greetings to all my SparkFriends far-and-near! My arrival to "mi otra casa" has filled me with many amazing thoughts and soul-considerations. I have two months left in this investigation of the spirit, with the intention of seeing everyth... Read more
Leaving behind the things that do not matter
Friday, June 03, 2011      34 comments

Good morning, I began this blog this morning because Piglet's Song arrived in my Inbox from Joe Riley and I had an immediate urge to share it. SparkPeople is more than a wellness site for me. It is the source of true and important friends... Read more
For all those who have served....
Saturday, May 28, 2011      17 comments

My purveyor of fine poetry, Joe Riley,, sent this, and he says it so well, I won't try to improve upon it: "For nearly ten years now, the United States has been at war in one form or another. Hundreds of thousands of our fel... Read more
Friday, May 27, 2011      15 comments

Click here:
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Thursday, May 19, 2011      18 comments

This is what moves me...when all seems bleak and I wonder why even bother eating right, why bother moving this ol'bod'...just...why bother? When it's like this, the awareness of the Source Energy, the Ground of Being, the "music of the spheres"... Read more
My astrology reading this week!
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      14 comments

Though I'm definitely a skeptic when it comes to taking generic astrology readings seriously, I've always liked Rob Brezsny's quirky off-beat approach
roscopes/ . I've been "tuned in" to him since the 8... Read more
For a New Beginning
Monday, May 16, 2011      27 comments

~My bicycle has always symbolized something about moving on, moving out, taking risks, joy.~ ~Oh... Read more
We have not come here to take prisoners
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      39 comments

I've been going through a bit of a rough patch recently, exacerbated today by a hurtful incident. I went to a favorite poetry spot for solace and this verse from "Oh please" by Hafiz jumped out at me: "Run like hell, my dear, from anyone... Read more
A little down? Need to be inspired?
Friday, May 06, 2011      23 comments

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Strike Against Terror
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      28 comments

STRIKE AGAINST TERROR By Thich Nhat Hanh "Strike against terror" is a misleading expression. What we are striking against is not the real cause or the root of terror... Read more

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