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Never and Always

There is something final and complete in the words “never” and “always.” They seem to be found as the extreme points on questionnaires or they are used in everyday language to point out some strength of our character such as

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Practicing Alone Together

Each morning I wake-up and decide to practice (meditate). This decision is easy some days such as Tuesday mornings when I am responsible for holding and leading a group sit for my community, however most days I practice alone…or so

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Pausing to Engage

I want to live a life of engagement by building and nurturing relationships as well as adding to my community large and small. I find that I have a fair amount of energy to engage, but it is not infinite.

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The Landscape is Revealed

I seem to fall in love with each season as it shows up and unfolds anew. I am currently in love with the end of Fall, not in spite of, but because the leaves have fallen to the ground. My

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Living Life, Not Busyness

I claim to seek a life of balance, however, I seem to prefer a life of busyness. When I step back and examine my life, I can see myself pursuing tasks and making commitments that exceed my available time and

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Coming Together Now

The question “where are you from?” has always been a little complicated for me to answer. I moved a fair amount as a child and young adult, living on the West Coast, South, Mid-West, South-West, and East Coast. (All this

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That time of the year

I have found that mindfulness practice allows me to be present to life. I welcome this life even as I complete yard work. Watching the thoughts and emotions move and change as the body moves and works. This summer day,

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Meeting a Hiccup

In the language of mindfulness practice, we often talk about “meeting” this moment as it is. While the past and future frame this moment, meeting is being present to now, the only moment we have. I have encouraged others and

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