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role reversal

Another post I don’t know how to begin. Last Tuesday I received a call that my father was in the hospital.  There are 4 siblings scattered across the country so the calls began.  Another call came in at 4pm which motivated us all even faster. My brother made it to the hospital around midnight, his… Continue reading role reversal

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love

I have spent the weekend with two men, Father Richard Rohr and Paulo Cuelho.  I watched an interview with Father Richard Rohr about his book Immortal Diamond and then read The Alchemist. So here are some things that stayed with me Father Richard Rohr ‘We love to fall in love but to fall in love… Continue reading love

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’tis the season

Regardless of how you personally celebrate this season, I thought I would take a moment and offer you a few thoughts & wishes For those who are struggling this season, through loss, grief, change, isolation or distance, my wish for you is peace & a the ability to find gratitude. For those running around playing… Continue reading ’tis the season

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playing small

For most of my life, I was not actively aware that I was playing small.  Like a lot of people, I went about my days, weeks, years ‘living’ my life.  What I have come to know is that both ‘the path of least resistance’ as well as ‘going with the flow’ are usually indicators of… Continue reading playing small