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Wish I Could Be Like the Cool Kids…

Wish I Could Be Like the Cool Kids…

…They all seem to fit in** Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance. -Brene Brown Belonging, what does it really mean?  When I was younger and growing up in Kentucky, I never felt like […]

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Shame, Fear and Insecurity

Shame, Fear and Insecurity

This post is for all my friends and students who know these feelings all too well.  May it be some form of comfort or support to you along the way… I hit a rock bottom.  It was a place I knew all to well.  A place I lived every day until about five years ago.  […]

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The Sign of the Three Burros

The Sign of the Three Burros

The Sign of the Three Burros by Victoria Chance a short story from my stay in Italy in the summer of 2010   While living in Cortona, I often walked to Le Celle, a tiny monastery, about three miles away, founded by St Francis in 1211.   One early bright morning, I decided to sit silently […]

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What Do You Truly Need?

What Do You Truly Need?

In our course “Living the 5 Virtues” we read What We Say Matters by Ike and Judith Lasater.  This book explores the concept of non-violent communication.  This read marked the third time I have read this book.  This read had special significance and helped me understand so much more about myself. One of the concepts introduced […]

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Grains of Truth

Grains of Truth

I opened my mail today and found this wonderful quote from Swami Dayananda Saraswati. It spoke to me on so many levels of how we can get so rigid in our thinking and our beliefs that we forget there may be another way.  This is what I love about the classical teachings of from India. […]

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