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An emotional hangover

We are in the middle of Mercury in retrograde which can often mean that communications (along with electronics, travel and general change) can go awry. Some shamanic types have given the word “friction” to the energies of this July. Others might argue that friction has, and continues to be, the tenor of the today’s zeitgeist. […]

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10 ways to honor World Penguin Day

Today is World Penguin Day. It’s an excellent reminder to be more like a penguin by following their example as well as using the power of their symbology to enhance your days. Have fun. Be spontaneous, more playful and more in the moment. Honor, protect and nurture your relationships. Balance your work and play. Splish […]

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“Do not be dismayed…”

Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the world. All things break. And all things can be mended. Not with time, as they say, but with intention. So go. Love intentionally, extravagantly, unconditionally. The broken world waits in darkness for the light that is you.                   […]

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Yes, it does get better

Life is ever-changing, especially in these accelerated and, frequently, turbulent times. Go gently, dear ones. We are all in process, one step at a time. There are a number of nodal points in each of our lives, when the struggle of the chrysalis breaks open to freedom and flight. We soar, we fly, we see […]

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Life lessons from dance class

In the middle of a spate of nor’easters, I began taking beginners ballroom dance lessons at a church hall around the corner from my home. I am no spring chicken and have little dance experience save the exuberant moves I make on the dance floor while gleefully singing along with the music. If you were […]

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