10 Quotes To Give Your Life Meaning, Clarity & A Dose Of Magic

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During childhood, my mom took me to the library or bookstore every single week. As I read, I always saw symbolism and deeper meaning in the text, even in childish fairytales. I always pretended words were actually magic fairy dust being sprinkled to add love, laughter, wisdom, fun or purpose to my life. Even as […]

Healing in Families

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If you let something go and it’s meant to be, it will come back to you is how the saying goes. I recently received a phone call from my sister who’s a few years older than I am and with whom I shared a bedroom for most of my childhood. I know a phone call […]

What Does a Creator Look Like?

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Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. -Victor Frankel Between stimulus and response my brother-in-law Neil, diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), chose to live in joy. He chose to connect with family and friends […]

Accepting Your Battles: How Struggles Bring Gifts

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“It isn’t what happens to us that causes us to suffer; it’s what we say to ourselves about what happens.” ~Pema Chodron I love acceptance. Acts of surrender create forward momentum. If we all pause for a moment and observe what we are fighting, right here and right now–maybe depression, anxiety, weight gain, low self-image, […]