Reforging Mythology

In this last week of the year, when things are winding down from the holidays, from the year over all, from all the doing and the being and the going…we have an opportunity to lean into the quiet and breath. When it is quiet we are able to attend to what is around us, what…

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It’s In The Transitions

Sometimes I think life is like dancing.  Sometimes it just flows and it’s lovely and we’re one with the music and the movement.  It’s magic that we remember long after the moment ends.  Other times it’s all we can do to watch our feet and try to keep on them.  It’s as if we’ve forgotten…

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Some People Decorate In Themes

It never occurred to me that Christmas trees would be decorated in themes outside of businesses and the mansions of the rich where each room has a different theme and a tree to match. My experience had always been that trees were decorated in memories.  Each family having a hodge podge of decorations collected over…

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You Control Your Experience

Being happy isn’t something you can will into being and positive thinking only gets you so far. But you are co-creating the experiences you’re having in this holiday season. You can choose to be harried or quiet, panicked or pleased, naughty or nice. 🙂  So check in with the choices you are making as you…

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The Time of Stories

The holidays are a time for story telling.  We tell stories of Christmas, of the Hanukkah lights, of Jack Frost and the baby New Year, of the birth of Jesus, the coming of Krampus (or not), Rudolf and Frosty the Snowman.  Parents tell stories about their kids, kids tell on their parents, siblings tell stories…

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Happy Solstice

I like to think of tonight as the pause. This is the moment between the breathing out and breathing in. It is the time between Fall and Winter.  This is the longest night and tomorrow the light begins to last longer and longer again, step after step as we journey through our internal landscapes to…

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In Your Own Light

It’s common to see the Holidays as the big 3:  Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas.  There are, of course, others in and around that time including Hanukkah and Kwanza and New Years which remind us that the holidays are about more than merchandising.  I tend to look at things a bit differently by seeing the Holiday season…

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When Is It Your Turn?

‘Tis the season for the Santa Clause wish list. The collated and prioritized list of what we want and/or expect from our nearest and dearest. It’s also a time for judgement. It’s subtle and not so subtle, but it’s there and everyone feels it. Santa has a naughty or nice list, everyone is trying hastily…

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