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Stumbling Blocks on the Path to Joy

Joy is overblown, a little voice whispers in the back of our heads. Who needs joy? Can’t you just be happy? Or content? And besides, terrible things are happening in the world! How can we feel joy in the face of … Continue reading

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Compassion Questions

Some thoughts to mull over on the nature of compassion and your experiences with it… Where have you made extraordinary efforts to be compassionate? What has resulted from your compassion? Who do you find it hard to be compassionate toward? … Continue reading

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Overcoming Fear of Travel, Part 2

Part Two I’ll get lost. Yes, yes you will.

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3 Big Questions on Inspiration

In a time when many in this nation are experiencing fear and despair, you may be thinking- inspiration? How can we possibly feel inspired at a time like this? But I say- how can we not hold on to what … Continue reading

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Questions to Relax By

In this merry and busy time of year, we sometimes forget to take some time for ourselves. Remember to rest and relax. How do you value letting go? When are you planning to rest this season? Who takes care of … Continue reading

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Reverence Questions 2016

What do you hold sacred? What area of your life do you struggle to have reverence in? Why? How does your view of what is sacred effect the ways you interact with others?

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An Open Letter of Gratitude

I’ve been thinking about who I’m grateful to, and for what, this month. Here are some open letters to just a few of the people special to me.

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Breathing In To the Difficult Moments

Sometimes, gratitude is hard. When your partner is screaming at you. When the baby wakes you at 3am, 4am, and 5am. When you get called for jury duty during your first vacation in three years. But gratitude isn’t made for … Continue reading

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One Pagan’s Ethics and Self-Care

We are all worthy of care. No one is inherently undeserving. Self-care is a part of self-love, which then becomes the basis for care and love for others. Even those who have committed terrible crimes are worthy of and benefit … Continue reading

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Compassion Capacity

Some people and situations tug at your heartstrings almost effortlessly. In other moment, you struggle to be as compassionate as you would like. Here are some practices that I have found helpful in deepening my capacity for compassion. May they … Continue reading

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