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More than a random configuration of molecules

“There is a place in you where you have never been wounded, where there’s still a sureness, where there’s a seamlessness, and where there is a confidence and tranquility. And I think the intention of prayer and spirituality and love is now and again to visit that inner kind of sanctuary.”—John O’Donohue So I got […]

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I am the light, baby

“Everyone is involved whether they like it or not in the construction of the world.”—John O’Donohue We did it! Made it through the first 50 lessons (and the review) where we learned the world is nothing like we thought. It’s actually malleable and responds to what we believe and think and say about it. We’re […]

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Writing a different caption

“There is a quiet light that shines in every heart. It is what illuminates our minds to see beauty, our desire to seek possibility and our hearts to love life.”—John O’Donohue   Each week, The New Yorker, on the last page, offers a blank cartoon. Readers are invited to compose and submit clever captions. This […]

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#Metoo Why I’m escaping the abusive relationship of my ego and its pernicious henchmen

“Your story doesn’t hold a candle to who you really are?”—John O’Donohue I’ve heard all the stories: Weinstein, CK, yada, yada! And here’s what I know. There’s not a misogynist alive that’s half as bad as the abuser in my brain. Perhaps you know him? The voice that tells me and everybody else that’s living […]

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Have you claimed your gifts today?

“We rush through our days in such stress and intensity, as if we were here to stay and the serious project of the world depended on us. We worry and grow anxious; we magnify trivia until they become important enough to control our lives. Yet all the time we have forgotten that we are but […]

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