Listening

Nourishment

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Listening, Love, Sensitivity | 0 comments

Nourishment

“Do Not Put Those Unwanted Ingredients in Your Pie.” Abraham Hicks I had a very disturbing experience at Newark Airport yesterday. I went to a restaurant where you were exclusively ‘served’ via an iPad. There were some actual human servers around to bring your food, but no one interacted with anyone. No eye contact, no greeting, no friendliness, NO CONNECTION. You ordered your food and paid on the iPad with your credit card. It was the weirdest thing ever! I hated it!!!!! Is this a thing??????????? Oh, and unbeknownst to me, they automatically added on a 20% tip for the...

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Why Feeling Yourself Is The Bomb Diggity

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Ground, Listening, Love, Power, Sensitivity | 7 comments

Why Feeling Yourself Is The Bomb Diggity

When I was small, there were many “truths” I swallowed hook, line, and sinker. When you grew up, you were supposed to do certain things. Like, get a job, have health insurance, stay at said job a long time, send cards at the right time, fit yourself into the fabric that is around you… You know, settle down. But I never could seem to do those things. I had some amazing jobs, sure. Health educator, elementary school teacher, training manager. Those were some awesomesauce jobs. But staying at the job ~ not quite my forte. Sending the cards? Didn’t always happen. Fitting into the...

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Life’s Whispers

Posted by on Apr 16, 2012 in Listening, Love | 4 comments

Life’s Whispers

“There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from.”    – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross A few days ago, I was strangely a key player in a car accident, yet completely uninvolved. A rare sunny spring day in Portland, I was walking home from the market, my neighborhood co-op, and was ready to cross a fairly busy street by my house. There was a crosswalk and although cars are supposed to stop for pedestrians, many do not. A large pickup truck had kindly stopped for me to cross; inside were two Portland city workers with friendly faces. I waited for...

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Listening

Posted by on Feb 12, 2012 in Listening | 2 comments

Listening

God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass – grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls.   – Mother Teresa It’s early in the morning.  My house is entirely quiet right now.  As I slow down my busy mind, I can start to tune in and notice that there actually are sounds happening.  The low gentle hum of the refrigerator, an occasional car passing by, birds chirping.  This focus on the sounds around me reminds me of something I used to do with my first grade...

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