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We Gathered: Journal Conference 2016

Just back from a rich and deep experience at the 2016 Journal Conference in Asheville, North Carolina, where we celebrated 30 years of journal therapy through the pioneering work of Kay Adams and…

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despite all the attempts of it to wash you away

As I got out of the shower, that I had hoped would help me forget; warming my oceanic curls up in the morning sun, out of the scent of my shampoo, my coffee and cigarette smoke, I was able to distinguish that one scent.. 198 more words

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For the Week of May 22, 2016: The Healing Power of Kindness

“Before you know what kindness really is,” poet Naomi Shihab Nye tells us, “you must lose things…”

feel the future dissolve in a moment
like salt in a weakened broth.
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Yay for a new passion and challenge: Write into life

Well, that didn’t take long. Two weeks after ending my 10-year involvement with Contented.com I had a pretty clear idea of my next project.

To announce it here is ridiculously premature, but too bad: I have begun to create video courses for Udemy.com under the umbrella name of Write Into Life. 181 more words



I want to forget,
I want to forget how it felt to sleep on your chest as if it’s the only place I could truly rest my head. 155 more words

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ideas, inklings and collaborations

Congress Street moved a quieter pace Saturday morning as I walked  over to Maine College of Art, site of WordCamp Maine 2016. People slipped sleepily out of buildings at street-level to fetch their morning coffee. 790 more words


For the Week of May 15, 2016: 24 Brand New Hours: A Path to Healing & Wholeness

Every morning, when we wake up, we have 24 brand-new hours to live. What a precious gift! We have the capacity to live in a way that these 24 hours will bring peace, joy, & happiness to ourselves & others.– 1,586 more words

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