Tag Archive: Inspiration

Dwell in the Now

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Today I would like to share this short reflection adapted from Ralph Marston on being  fully alive to the beauty of the present moment. The beauty of life is in the living of it. And… Continue reading

Reconnecting with aliveness

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I have been a regular reader of the Cary Tennis advice columns on Salon.com and have always enjoyed his wise and witty columns. He is currently on leave while he recovers from cancer… Continue reading

The stories that hold us together

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Everything is held together with stories. That is all that is holding us together, stories and compassion. Barry Lopez   Crow and Weasel by Barry Lopez is a wonderful series of  books, inspired by… Continue reading

In need of a little motivation?

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Throw your dream into space like a kite

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Throw your dream into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, or a new country ~ Anais… Continue reading

Poetry Friday

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Today’s poem is the first cancer poem I have featured. Thanks to those who have sent me in their poems and I look forward to posting many more of these over the coming… Continue reading

Poetry Friday

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Last week, I posted on the reason why I instituted Poetry Friday and later today I intend to write another post on the therapeutic effects of art in lowering depression in cancer.  The… Continue reading

Friday Poem

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A Summer Night A summer night. The moon’s face, almost full now, comes and goes through clouds. I can’t see any stars, but a late firefly still flicks his green lamp on and… Continue reading

Do More

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How’s this for a great mantra to live your life by. This really inspired me today. Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more… Continue reading

Intimate with change

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I don’t normally advertise products that come my way, but I do make an exception for those that have made a difference in my life and those that I feel can offer genuine inspiration… Continue reading