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Choosing Inner Quiet

Brrrr. Is it winter where you live? Here in southern California, the winters are mild and yet still chilly. When I lived in Flagstaff, Arizona, we had 100 inches of snow on average in the winter months. And, believe it or not, I loved shoveling snow because of the...

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Taking Deep Breaths

As I sit down to write this, I find I am struggling with what to say. I notice that I feel both deeply weary and humbled to realize that this is the last month of 2020… I usually take time to reflect on the passing year in December, and begin to shape my plans for the...

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Embracing Humility, Finding Freedom

This past weekend, my wife, Kim, and I went to a friend’s house. I confess it has been hard for me to access JOY these past few months, for reasons I suspect are affecting many of us, so this particular visit with friends was a welcome respite. At one point, I was...

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Supporting Hearts that Hurt

Welcome to the first day of August. I am acutely aware of how much our lives have changed since August 2019 – or even just since January 2020! In the USA, my home state of California has taken a huge step backward as we try to curb the upward spiral of COVID-19 cases;...

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Looking for the Blessings

As I write this, I am looking out my office window into my new yard and garden. A garden that was planted by parents of a friend of ours. Yesterday I ate the first tomato that they had so lovingly planted and nurtured. The birds are singing and I see many butterflies...

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Self-Empathy: Healing from the Inside Out

Developing a consistent Self-empathy practice is the single most healing thing I’ve ever done for myself. It has allowed me to heal old, negative beliefs that used to sabotage my ability to enjoy intimate and loving relationships, and to uncover and express the...

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