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How to Harness the Energy of the Solstice

How to Harness the Energy of the Solstice

For me the Summer Solstice is the start of an important growing season.  The longest day represents our opportunity to ensure that the seeds and sprouts we planted have the greatest opportunity to feel rooted and strong.  Then they are passed for a new type of...

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Reflecting on Retirement

Reflecting on Retirement

I recently enjoyed a visit with a dear friend, whom I hadn’t seen face to face for several years. She was staying with us during a surprise trip through the state. From the sitting area in our home to the restaurants we visited, a theme for our conversations emerged....

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Simple, But Profound

Simple, But Profound

This past week, I had an experience that has stayed with me. It was simple on the surface but, for me, deeply profound. I’ve had a few lingering questions that I couldn’t quite resolve, always hovering just out of reach. To gain clarity, I decided to seek answers...

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Perspective

Perspective

I recently got to spend time with several of my siblings. Every year, two of my sisters come to visit, and this year, one of my younger brothers chose to come as well. As with every gathering, reminiscing about the past and our childhood, along with telling well worn...

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The Case for Self-Awareness

The Case for Self-Awareness

Years ago when I was writing about crystals, I decided to use the write-ups to create the ‘Magic of Crystals’ iPhone app.  In the app I wanted to include a tool to assist in selecting the right crystal(s) based on the crystal’s properties and what someone’s area of...

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Be Grateful

Be Grateful

Today, as I was collecting the content to put in this newsletter, the featured meditation that came up was “Be Grateful”. How perfect, as today we were celebrating our 15th Anniversary of being in business. Our day at the store was a blast.  Old and new friends shared...

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The Unknown

The Unknown

Do you ever feel the weight of “getting it right”? For a while now, I’ve had this sensation of something being different.  But it’s been hard to figure out exactly what that really means. One thing that has been apparent though is that there is nothing to “get...

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Finding Balance,  Still 

Finding Balance,  Still 

There are times I wonder if I will ever find balance in my life. This is one of those times. I guess I’ve known for years that I have a tendency to get extremely focused on one thing at a time. This was especially true when it came to work. I loved solving problems...

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Riding the Wave of Transformation 

Riding the Wave of Transformation 

It seems as if everything in my personal world, is in a state of transformation.  Probably the biggest and most obvious is a home remodel.  We are basically at the end of this particular project. So of course the sense of transformation is at its highest. But when...

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