The Voice Within Us

Hearing the words Inner Life evokes our own personal image of what that means. For each of us this image is unique and a composite of our upbringing, life experiences, culture, even our own personality. Our Inner Life is our spirit…our uniqueness….our connection to more than our body and outer life. Our Inner life is…

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grace

Merely speaking the word grace, I find myself breathing more deeply. I feel my focus settling inward rather than on the many concerns of my life. With these, peace bubbles up from somewhere beyond my conscious mind. Did I invite grace just by speaking its name? Or did I embrace what was already given but…

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grieving-from-loss-to-transformation

Grief….I bet the first thing you think of is the death of someone close to you. Images of painful sorrow, struggling to adapt your life without this person, tears and difficulty moving on could flood your mind. While this is very often true, grief also wears many other faces and responses in our world. We…

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Oct2019-Reflective-Writing-a-Healing-Tool

Keeping a journal has long been a coveted personal practice, those that have adopted this feel as though it is their special me time each day. There are many types of journals and suggested topics that create their own practices, such as a daily Joy Journal or a Gratitude Journal used to count the many…

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Icy-morning

Shifting into the New Year Feeling the pull to new awareness as our year cycles I have taken this year to allow old patterns to melt away, while awaiting the birth of the new into my life. It’s been a transformative time for me, and I’ve allowed myself the quiet and privacy to embrace the…

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Canyon

Maintaining Inner Peace A hectic time in my life draws me ever more deeply within I just returned from a long awaited and cherished time out west with my family. It was a true whirlwind trip, lots of travel in a short period combined with a very busy time of year for all of us.…

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Living Inside Out: Changes The world appears radiant from within I have had a busy summer. One filled with great personal changes which were the outcome of deep inner focus throughout this calendar year. I began this year of 2016 declaring it is the year to live from my magnificence. I believe that continues to…

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Changes Moving towards greater self-expression I have been in the midst of a major shift in my work life. These changes are finally in place, but began many months ago as I felt the stirrings of moving from the places and people that were the focus of my work towards a new direction. These choices…

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Living a Long Life, Living Well My Father’s 95th Birthday I am about to travel to Milwaukee to visit my Dad, to share cake and coffee in honor of his 95th birthday tomorrow. Over the past few months, he has often said he can’t believe he has lived this long, having never really known anyone…

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