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Living a Long Life, Living Well

By Marggie Hatala | July 1, 2016

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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Allowing Life’s Current to Carry Me

By Marggie Hatala | June 21, 2016

Allowing Life’s Current to Carry Me I’m enjoying the ease of flow into a new direction For the past weeks I’ve been deep within myself, working on opening to the changes that have been bubbling to the surface of my awareness for months. I’ve been looking at many choices that I’ve made in my work…

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Journaling to Mindfulness

By Marggie Hatala | June 8, 2016

Journaling to Mindfulness Join me as we use our journals to explore our deepest selves Join me for a day long introduction to using our journals as a meditative tool, as we explore the various aspects of mindfulness. We will explore our deepest self as we move into gratitude, compassion, forgiveness, and beyond. A catered…

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Inspiration From Nature

By Marggie Hatala | May 23, 2016

Inspiration From Nature Using our incredible natural environment to stir our souls Next week will be here before I know it, especially with our plans for the holiday weekend looming. I am excitedly preparing for the Meditative Journaling Workshop at Write On, Door County that will be held on June 4th. We will use the…

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Savoring the Preciousness of Time

By Marggie Hatala | May 15, 2016

Savoring the Preciousness of Time Easing my life to deepen my living I just finished two projects that have really had me consumed…both of them occupying my thoughts and my time commitments in deeply expanding ways. Yet being so engaged for the past few months, has helped to show me the changes that I want to make…

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Embracing Life

By Marggie Hatala | May 3, 2016

Embracing Life Finding deep connection with others as we talked about living, dying, and much more I spent Sunday afternoon with a wonderful group at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County. My presentation was Embracing Death with Life, yet it did not feel as though a presentation. Instead, we held a deeply honest and…

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Mother’s Day, As We Remember Motherhood

By Marggie Hatala | April 28, 2016

Mother’s Day, As We Remember Motherhood My mother and I, intertwined in this memoir As another celebration of mothers and motherhood approaches, I again share my own intimate story of the final year with my mother in Sally: A Memoir. She lives on through me and my entire family. Our story is one that touches…

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Embracing Death with Life

By Marggie Hatala | April 21, 2016

Embracing Death with Life Our living becomes precious when we consider our mortality. When a child enters our world, we herald this new life in all of its preciousness and vulnerability. Do we consider that each of us joins this life in daily growing one day closer to our exit from it?  Do we realize…

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Bridges Along Our Path

By Marggie Hatala | April 8, 2016

Bridges Along Our Path Words, images, people, and guidance as we walk I have been delving deeply into my work these past few weeks, aware that a new path is opening for me. And along with that, has been the wonderful addition of like minded people sharing new insights, their own stories and their own…

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Mothers, Daughters, Aging and Loss

By Marggie Hatala | March 21, 2016

Mothers, Daughters, Aging and Loss The natural transitions of our lives  This memoir evokes deep resonance with anyone who has begun to experience the aging of their parents. As my mother began to decline in her older age, my journal became my healing tool that helped me to explore my deepest feelings. I have brought…

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