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Belonging to Myself

Most of my life I belonged to everyone else but myself . I was molded to put my needs on the back burner to take care of everyone else. I couldn’t live my life.  My mother suffers from borderline personality … Continue reading

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Belonging: Just As I Am

“I am you, you are me, and we are all together.”  ~ John Lennon  I want to belong, to be part of! A large part of this need to belong is about survival. We come into physical existence totally dependent … Continue reading

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Return Again: What Are You?

I watched the first of three segments of the PBS series “9 Months That Made You.” This first episode offers a profound view of the first 8 weeks of human development at the cellular level. Scientists have made significant discoveries … Continue reading

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Return Again: Born and Reborn Again

I wrote this poem in an attempt to describe my experience many years ago while hiking the Kilauea crater on The Big Island in Hawaii, and then walking the rocky shore many miles away where the lava drips into the … Continue reading

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March 20-Awe & Wonder: Namaste

Throughout this month I have been paying close attention to the world around me. Noticing small changes, and large changes…  in the trees, bushes, grass, flowers, wildlife. I am in awe of Spring as this area of our Earth awakens … Continue reading

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Science and Reason: Changing Stories

If we have within us a biological need to internalize a rather permanent story of what the world is about, then not having a story, or being confronted with the changing story of science, could trigger a personal crisis. What … Continue reading

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The Muses: Rest, Reflect, & Be Inspired

On Saturdays we take a break from the Words in order to rest and reflect, but this month we’re doing things a little differently.  In honor of the Muses, we are adding just a little inspiration for your Saturday.  It … Continue reading

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