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Practicing Acceptance

Practicing Acceptance

I’ve been studying the way memoirists write about their pasts with brave acceptance and total ownership of their life. I applaud the way they can write about their murky pasts without a slight hint of shame. As I read my non-fiction short stories, I realize that I fall awfully short of brave acceptance and total […]

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Ambassador for Change

Ambassador for Change

Craig Metcalf, yoga and meditation teacher, recently won a scholarship and paid trip from Travelocity.  In January, Craig will travel to Thailand as Change Ambassador.  We thought you might enjoy learning more about Craig from his “award winning” essay.  He was selected out of hundreds of applicants.  We are so proud of you Craig! Travelocity’s […]

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i-Happy

i-Happy

The other day, Claire and I were walking up the stairs.  She looked at me and said, “I happy mommy.”  Just a simple statement.  No follow-up, no expectations.  We weren’t doing anything special, just walking up the stairs holding hands. Many times in our lives we focus on what is not right and we miss […]

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Truth

Truth

I tend to think Stephen Colbert has it right when he calls truth “truthiness”.  We often think that the truth is permanent and never changing.  However, the inverse is actually the reality.  Here are two examples in which the truth is ever shifting: This first example is beautifully stated by Aadil Palkhivala in his book […]

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