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my heart will go metallica

The pain is real. That is the point. Turn towards that
pain again and again. It is your open and sensitive heart
hurting. Don’t shut it down – let the hurt open you up – …

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But I Can Fix It

Forgiveness means giving up all hope of a better past. -Jack Kornfield

But surely… surely if I dwell on it enough, replay it in my head enough, examine every little detail enough, I’ll figure out that it actually 

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Mindful Speech and Deep Listening Workshop

Saturday, October 25, 1 – 4 p.m., 12 South Dharma Center

Cost: $35

Led by Lisa Ernst

Learning to integrate our meditation practice with speech and communication is a vital step to bring mindfulness, compassion and realization into our daily lives. 170 more words


Tidying up, letting go

I don’t know about you, but sometimes tidying up is even harder than it is supposed to be for me, because I am a very nostalgic person. 515 more words

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so many of us

there is a hefty risk involved with letting go. it becomes necessary to weigh the risks of the price of letting go against the price of holding on. 30 more words

Stage 2 Recovery

Update - October 4 Contemplative Photography and Meditation Workshop

There’s still time to register for my Fall Contemplative Photography and Meditation Workshop, coming up on Saturday, October 4 at a lovely, rural site in College Grove, TN (about 35 minutes from downtown Nashville). 18 more words


Meddling with Metta

First, let me acknowledge the cheesiness of the alliteration in this particular title. Second, I’ve stared at this post screen for a good half an hour so far trying to figure out what I can offer that is both sarcastic and mindful. 489 more words