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Self Compassion #MondayBlogs

Compassion and self-love are fundamental themes in religion and spirituality. Jesus spoke of two commandments: Love yourself and Love others as you love yourself. Buddhists talk of… 325 more words


If You Need Some Comfort

1.5 hours left on my blogging machine robot thing. Which is fine for today because my brain has little attention span at the moment. It was a long long day. 148 more words

When Things Fall Apart (Or Seem To): Everyday Magic, Day 890

Since the inauguration our family has been living out a microcosm of the macrocosm. While the details aren’t mine to tell, let’s just say that we had one of those unjust life incidents in which we discover that, contrary to popular human opinion, there’s sometimes (translation: often to always) no real ground when it comes to what we can count on and control. 328 more words


Keep Breathing

I’m constantly nostalgic for places I just left. Even when the moments themselves were less shiny than my clinging brain has polished them to be, there is a sense of loss, a sigh of longing for a feeling I’ve cultivated and attached to a place and a time that isn’t this one. 817 more words


24 Days of Music- Day 14: Augustines

Disclaimer 1:  Caleigh found this band and made me listen to them so she gets the credit for today’s choice.  I should never doubt her judgement. 228 more words

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The Art of Compassion

I have been experiencing constant waves of confusion and anger ever since Trump was elected. I haven’t been able to muster up the desire to write, but this morning was the exact motivation I needed. 940 more words


The October of Loss

“Rather than letting our negativity get the better of us, we could acknowledge that right now we feel like a piece of shit and not be squeamish about taking a good look.” … 526 more words