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The movie Gravity, feeling untethered, and mindfulness

When I saw the movie Gravity starring Sandra Bullock I was fascinated, riveted, moved to tears — but not because of the acting or the beauty of the film-making (both superb) or any other “normal” reason. 533 more words

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I Have Nothing

I’m not talking Whitney Houston here, people. I have spent this weekend watching documentaries (the ones I mentioned I wanted to watch in preparation for my next writing project, and then some), meditating (not about writing), and playing… 457 more words


A Boastful Heart

I reflect upon my past sometimes, and realize my folly.

Yesterday, I ruled my world with strength and vitality;

a physical mind and a boastful heart. 124 more words


A slow, steady rescue

I’ve started attending a Buddhist LovingKindness meditation group on Wednesday evenings, and it’s proving helpful in the PTSD healing process. Have I mentioned how utterly terrifying it is to work through the issues that lie at the root of PTSD? 399 more words

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May you have a beautiful day.



A Loving-Kindness Meditation for Today

At a bit of a loss for what to do with myself between packing up our apartment (moving this week), playing with Gadi (currently sleeping) and listening out for the next… 323 more words



I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.”  ~ E. B. White

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