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When blogging is scary

I have to admit that I’m struggling with my perfectionism when creating this blog. I promised myself that I would have at least two solid posts with some proper academic research published before I started promoting the blog. 400 more words


Take a Mindfulness Hike

There are many ways you can practice of mindfulness while you are hiking.  One way is to focus on your five senses at the beginning of your hike, during your hike, and after your hike. 706 more words

30 Days of Gratitude: 15

Gratitude today for food shopping and cafe time with my youngest this morning and baking and candle making with both of my children this afternoon. 599 more words

Blurs and Distorts

The ego’s excessive need
for approval and control
blurs and distorts reality
creating illusion
and much inner suffering.

© 2017 Dennis Ference

My book of original inspirational verses, …

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February 23, 2017 - Circumstances Have No Care For Our Feelings

“You shouldn’t give any circumstances the power to rouse anger, for they don’t care at all.”
– Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, 7.38

This meditation leverages a quote from a lost play by Euripides, from which only a few quotes remain.

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Classical Beer Review: The Stoic 2015

Last Friday, Kyle and I popped a bottle of Deschutes’ The Stoic 2015. The Stoic is a Belgian-styled Quad, which, according to the label, consists of “four nuanced fermentations. 373 more words

Beer Review

Our Universe is Expanding...

Our universe is expanding(the slick scientists say)

            We’re headed in that direction,come what may

Elite physicists tell us all about energy and power

            But to me,they’re like a bug on a little,swelling flower… 64 more words