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We All Have Versions and Bruises

“It opened my eyes to the notion that unconsciously, I was portraying a version of myself.” Vasu Tolia Rattle – February 21, 2019 I came upon this quote from the artist Vasu Tolia while reading poetry on Rattle.com. It expresses … Continue reading

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Self Care = Soul Care

If you haven’t ordered Jennifer Pastiloff’s new book “On Being Human”, stop reading this immediately, go do it and get back to me and my blog later. It’s a memoir that will make you feel so many things, not the … Continue reading

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On The Eve of May

May. The month of her birth. The month I last saw her 8 years ago. The month of celebrating mothers. The month of missing her most.  I was 15 and my best friend smashed a thickly laden with mayo bologna … Continue reading

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I’m Killin It

Some days you might have to fake it till you make it and take help where you can get it! Like me, today. I’m killing it here this morning from my bed, broken leg still elevated and iced, waiting impatiently … Continue reading

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What Is Your Verse?

In my Montessori educator training, I learned the philosophy of “Cosmic Education” and how it is the work of the educator to guide and enable each child to seek and find their cosmic purpose, their verse. Each of us has … Continue reading

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The Ocean Reminds Us

The ocean reminds us that time and tides both take and give. That each drop in it conjoins to make the whole, and that the weight of your sorrows, the mass of your fears, can be carried in Earth’s fruitful … Continue reading

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What Do Yours Look Like?

We all have these don’t we? These stripes of shame, pain, fear; hurts and scars that make us feel different, less than, unlike any others. And that’s the thing. We all have them. They may not look exactly the same, … Continue reading

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Today

Things I thought about today. I woke up feeling guilty because I didn’t have a to-do plan for the day. I feel guilty just sipping my coffee in pajamas and watching The Today Show. I should be going and doing … Continue reading

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It Is and It Isn’t

I recently bought a stylish pair of pants at an H&M in Italy. They’re pin-striped with the words “Love is the key of survival”. We know we mustn’t let hate win. Indeed we must start showing more love to our … Continue reading

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May

The 5th month of the calendar year arrives dressed in dichotomy. Individual days ping my memory bank with black hole debits and platinum credits, and create a sandstorm some years, that I can’t find my balance in until June.  Looking … Continue reading

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