Present in Every Possible Moment, in Every Possible Way on Every Possible Day

"The good news is that you are in Hawaii....you don't need much." This is the response that the front desk clerk cheerfully rang out with, as I wearily awaited the two-day late arrival of our luggage at wee hours in the morning. After having been without our 'stuff' for over forty-eight hours, his statement has …

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“Aw, Come On, Do I Have To Feel?!”

In order to Heal, you gotta feel!  I mean really FEEL!  Sounds simple, right?  Yep, well...not quite.  Not based on my life experiences, anyway. In fact, many of us were/are taught to hide our feelings; you know, sweep them under the carpet, put on a brave face, smile anyway, 'be a good boy/girl'.  But, at the …

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The Not So Symbiotic Nature of Marriage

Yesterday, I had a conversation with a longtime friend of mine, only to discover that she and her recent ex-husband are unfortunately at odds over many things necessitating an ensuing court case to settle their differences.  Three young boys are involved.  Since Christmas, I have heard of two other marriage split-ups; one wherein adultery broke …

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Shavasana

My personal escape, My private getaway, Where I can collect my thoughts, And get back to the real me, It's anywhere and everywhere, I carry it about so freely, My very own Hideout, Made clearly just for me, Dig deep, breathe slow, Eyes shut, body still, Present mind, Corpse pose.