Spirituality

Why We Love The Singing Nun

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April 1, 2014

A nun on The Voice is a juxtaposition that is just not supposed to happen and that in and of itself feels outrageous
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My Husband’s Lung Transplant

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February 11, 2014
my husband's lung transplant

The transplant returned their father to my children, Wes, 23, and Alexandra, 26...
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Soothing Stress With Chocolate

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January 30, 2014
the chocolate-stress connection

My marriage was in shreds, I felt like I had no control and no purpose, and seeking instant relief from the complex feelings, I began scrounging in the cabinet for some stray piece of chocolate….
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Late 50′s: The Second Saturn Return

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January 29, 2014
Second Saturn Return

The Second Saturn Return brings with it an awareness of mortality. Saturn slows you down and forces you to take a long hard look at reality. How much time do you have left? How do you want to spend it? There really is no time left for procrastination, otherwise time will be up and
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New Moon On New Year’s Day 2014

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December 31, 2013
new moon on new years

What does it mean? This is not a business as usual year.
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Finding Myself At Sea

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December 5, 2013
Finding Myself At Sea

I lived deliberately and organically, thriving in a limited space and finding focus and clarity in the vastness of the wind and the waves
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5 Connections Between the Pilgrims and Yoga

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November 26, 2013
turkey-yoga

A reflection on what the Pilgrims who observed the first Thanksgiving and yoga have taught me.
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A Contemplation on Mortality

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September 15, 2013
contemplating mortality

What’s your strategy for dealing with this?
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Try This Meditation Now: A Dose of Reality

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September 13, 2013
sandmandala

The purpose is to encourage us to drink deeply of the present moment and to be fully conscious of our experience.
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Standing Tall On Racism

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September 11, 2013
Stand Tall on Racism

Those hate-filled calls taught me a real life lesson in compassion for those who are victimized by hatred.
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The Healing Dinner Party

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September 10, 2013
Healing Dinner Party

Whenever there’s some praying to be done, we open our recipe books way more enthusiastically than we do our prayer books.
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Religion And Humor: Funny You Should Ask

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September 10, 2013
What's So Funny

“If it turns out there is a God,” Woody Allen once declared, “I don’t think he’s evil. I think the worst you can say about Him is that He’s an underachiever.”
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Tranquil Moments

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September 10, 2013
tranquility

Now that I’m old enough to have wrinkles, I realize that a major joy of the 50+ life stage is the ability to give myself permission to just be.
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Doorway To The Divine

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September 10, 2013
spirituality

One year ago, I experienced what I have since come to refer to as a near-death experience.
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How Much Risk Are You Willing to Take To Have Fun?

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August 6, 2013
risk vs reward

I received a calm message from a skilled ER administrator: “Your husband has had a bike accident -- please come to the ER.”
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Dear God, Please Help My Mother Die

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August 6, 2013
letting go

Although I've seriously pondered it, there is no legal way for me to help my mother die.
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Why 60 Is The New 60

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July 2, 2013
Learning to Breathe

When I was fifty-six, things started to change. I learned how to meditate. I wrote a book about my attempt to heal from the panic disorder...
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Building A Legacy Without Regrets

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March 21, 2013
building a legacy

I hope I will not feel as though I have been sleepwalking through life when the time for real sleep comes.
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Why I’m Trying 49 New Things Before I Turn 50

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October 16, 2012
49 Things Before 50

I've jumped from the roof of the Stratosphere Hotel in Las Vegas, rode in a bobsled down the ice track at Utah Olympic Park, skydived, hang glided, and BASE jumped from the Perrine Bridge in Twin Falls, Idaho.
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Does Downsizing Mean Loss?

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September 11, 2012
downsizing and loss

I’ve considered whether down-sizing now also speaks to my life diminishing.
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