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how thoughts affect our outer experience of life

The Sacred

What makes a thing, anything, sacred? What is holy? Is it just because a few “special” people tell us “This is holy; this is sacred”? Is it only rare, beautiful things that are sacred? What about the holy in the … Continue reading

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Living Like I Matter, Day 1

Yesterday before bed, I pondered the question “what would it be like if I spent a year living like the things that matter most to me actually MATTERED?” and promptly decided that is how I would proceed from that moment … Continue reading

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“Mother may I?” Begging Permission For Self and Sensual Expression

I occasionally model nude for artists. There. It’s out in the open for all to see and digest. Do I feel any shame or discomfort about it? No. To me, it is a beautiful thing helping artists to create more … Continue reading

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Reflections on Death, pt. 2

All the rituals and stories we create around and about Death are largely to comfort and help the living. The dead generally need very little if any help from the living. They are dead; their jobs here are done. There … Continue reading

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Reflections on Death, pt. 1

A simple fact of life: some day I will die. We all will. I believe that’s a good thing. It’s a perfectly natural part of the process. Life happens, then Death happens. We claim to be enamored of the former … Continue reading

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Hurt and Anger

When I am angry, I fully realize that I am not in my rational mind. It feels very out of control; out of control does not feel good. Many people recognize the lack of feel good, but miss the bit … Continue reading

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My Life In Moments When….

I realized today that meme that’s been going around the net for awhile “That (awkward) moment when….” could easily be used to describe all those interesting moments – awkward, awesome and otherwise – of realization. So, in no particular order … Continue reading

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No Such Things As Coincidences

I’m a total believer in the saying “There’s no such thing as coincidences.” Too much in my life has been testament to that to believe otherwise. If you pay attention, you’ll find the Universe is very communicative. As a matter … Continue reading

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Modesty?

I know I have a tendency to not have the requisite amount of body shame. I never have. When I was a little girl my mom had a devil of a time trying to instill a sense of bodily shame … Continue reading

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That Moment When…

It’s a funny thing when you realize the very things you teach others all the time, day in and day out, are the very things you tend to struggle with yourself. I’m in the midst of a very challenging point … Continue reading

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