Changing Change Part 1

July 1, 2015

As humans, most of us fear change. It seems with change always comes the unknown, something we are prepared by evolution to fear. If that is true, it means we are being normal, reasonable human beings when we feel resistance to change. Realizing this does not remove our discomfort, though. Here are some ways to […]

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Just Get Out

May 17, 2015

I have been running circles around myself. I like walking. I need walking. And yet, recently, I have not been walking. Strange how that happens. I know there is something going on with this. And I’m working on it. Not completely successfully as yet. This weekend, though, I just followed the feel-good, got out in […]

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In The Cage

March 16, 2015

Elizabeth Gilbert posted this the other day: Question of the Day: ARE YOU REALLY TRAPPED? Dear Ones – Here’s a story for you. Not long ago, I was visiting Detroit, and I found myself in a beauty parlor, getting my hair done by a woman who, for the purposes of our story, I will call […]

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Travel Reveals the Magic in Life

January 24, 2015

When you read this, we will be travelling in Vietnam, on the other side of the world.  Getting ready to “move” to such an exotic location for a little while (just a week or two) made me ponder the magic that enters my life every time I travel. Here are some of the things I […]

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Find Your Inner Wisdom with Horses AND Get the Best of All Worlds

January 21, 2015

These days, the world is a village, and we hear about wonderful opportunities all over the globe. Sometimes I wish something wonderful half-way around the world was being offered on my own door-step.  If you have ever felt that, here is a chance you may get what you wish for! That is, if you live […]

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In 2015, As Always, You Live In A Wonderful World

January 2, 2015

From the Buddha’s Dhammapada (freely translated by Stephen Mitchell) Mind creates the world; what you see arises with your thoughts. If you speak and act with a confused mind, trouble will follow you as certainly as a cart follows the ox that pulls it. Mind creates the world; what you see arises with your thoughts. […]

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I Give Thanks

November 28, 2014

I am grateful for the temperate climate I live in. That I have a garden, with birds visiting. For a husband who loves that I am not like all the others. For all the horses in the world, who are only a thought away in the everywhen. For friends I have made near and far […]

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Take Me To Your Leader

September 23, 2014

Notice who or what you put in charge of making you happy. It could be a loved one. Your job. Money. Your weight.       Here is the formula to solve this puzzle and make visible to you the false hope you harbour: IF ONLY (BLANK), I WOULD BE HAPPIER. If only my in-laws would […]

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As Far As You Can, Live It Now.

August 27, 2014

    As far as you can, live it now.   Want to learn to meditate? Be mindful with yourself in this very minute whatever you happen to be doing.   Wish you could spend more time in nature? Go outside right now, wherever you are. Breathe in the hot or cold air for a […]

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Saved by the Horse

July 2, 2014

I had an amazing encounter with this horse today. Or, is it the other way around, I wonder? Since I was early for an appointment this morning, I stopped by the side of the road and observed a small herd of horses grazing. Just before continuing my journey, I thought I’d get out and walk […]

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