Monthly Archives: January 2011

More roses please

I’ve had a problem lately wanting something to be other than it is. And sitting with this I started to wonder why is it that I need it to be different. It’s pretty perfect just as it is, but it’s … Continue reading

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The Buffet Line

A friend of mine let me borrow her copy of Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese and took me to Nova Scotia this past Autumn when I needed to be whisked away from the world for a while. The book … Continue reading

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A crumpled tablecloth

I started my morning with an inner eye mediation today. For six minutes I focused on the space in between my eyebrows. In the Indian tradition it means the eye of knowledge, and welcomes the ability to commune with the … Continue reading

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Abundance

I am currently in the middle of a forty day mantra. Om Shrim Maha Lakshmi-yei Swaha. According to Thomas Ashley-Farrand, author of Healing Mantras this is a mantra for abundance. Roughly translated it says salutations to the feminine energy (Lakshmi) … Continue reading

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Butchery

I just started reading Cleaving by Julie Powell, the follow-up to Julie & Julia. And if you haven’t read it or seen the movie I highly recommend both. But it brought up a few thoughts I’ve been contemplating about men. … Continue reading

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