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Burning Fire

If I say “I will not mention him, or speak any more in his name,” there is in my heart as it were a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I am weary with holding it in and I cannot. 95 more words


Update and Musings 30Aug2014

On December 25, 2013 – Christmas Day – I checked into the local Urgent Care clinic because of a series of painful, inexplicable symptoms. By the end of the day I received this diagnosis: terminal ovarian cancer. 1,467 more words


Mindful Yoga | To Each His/Her Own?

The Place: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

The Story: In Mongolia, you learn that it’s perfectly normal to see a sign hanging above a door that does not lead to where the sign says it would. 777 more words


Just you

There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.

- Dalai Lama -


Epilepsy Awareness Day at Disneyland 2014

Check it out! The EAS is a partner for this event: http://www.epilepsyawarenessday.org/partners.html

On November 6, 2014 people of ages with Epilepsy along with their family and friends will spend the day at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California. 82 more words


Feed the Love

Lately, I’ve seen a lot of backlash about the #ALS #icebucketchallenge (http://www.alsa.org/about-us/ice-bucket-challenge-faq.html). If you aren’t familiar with ALS, it’s a progressive neurodegenerative disease that effects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. 751 more words


September ~ Notable Days

I’ve  started this little gallery widget on my sidebar.

I’m adding small pictures / text that highlight the various awareness days.  Since WordPress (and my wee little blog) has international followers I’m trying to focus on “world awareness” days. 156 more words