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What if celebrating love were entirely about the giving, rather than the receiving? What if the whole point of a day dedicated to l’amour was to tell as many people as possible that youlove them?

What if none of them said they loved you back, and it didn’t matter? If the giving – which doesn’t in fact diminish your own personal supply of love within you no matter how much you lay out – was all that mattered? Read More


The rest is history

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It’s been a minute since I was in college. Ok, maybe a couple of minutes. Yet still, I find myself at the end of December and early January with a “winter break” mentality. Like most of us, I assume I’ll have a few weeks of “downtime” when work slows down and life will give me a bit of space to dial things down a notch.

Except you and me both know what happens with that space. You know because you do it, too. Read More


Complexities

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You’re not a simple being. You have basic needs, yes, and dare I say it, some basic moments now and then. However, you are also everything the universe holds, condensed. You have limitless potential complicated by limiting beliefs ranging from self-doubt to ego-centrism, from ancestral trauma to fear of the unknown future.

Oh yes, though, you sure can make things harder than they need to be. Who’s surprised by that, though? You’ve got a lot going on in that consciousness of yours. You’re trying to do this spirit-becomes-a-human thing and it’s hard AF. That’s what you signed up for, though.

So be kind. Be gentle. Whatever you’ve got going on right now, choose to love yourself through it. Negative self talk likes to pretend it’s a motivator, but it’s just dead weight. Embrace your challenges as gifts, and remember that whatever is in front of you is no harder, or easier, than anything anyone else is holding.

There is no such thing as “simple” in the human experience. What would be the point if there was? You’d be bored out of your very human brain, and you know it. 😉

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