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Explorations of mind, paths, and life

Who am I?

Posted on May 24, 2011 - Filed Under counselor, Evelyn, FAQ, fear | 1 Comment

I bumped into a post by The Fluent Self, a wonderful post that got me thinking about my own crazy stuckness. I am in a place where the world is pushing me to change my path to making money. As much as I grit my teeth about what I can do, and dig my heals […]

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Vigilance

Posted on May 11, 2011 - Filed Under 2011, JP, kid, sick | 1 Comment

I am sitting under the dim colorful lights of my son’s hospital room, moving through a few days of vigilance and exhaustion. I have been here pretty much non-stop since taking him to the ER Monday night, and broken away for about a total of 6 hours to head home with a list in hand […]

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Outside

Posted on May 7, 2011 - Filed Under Art of Noticing | Leave a Comment

I wake each morning – often to the calls of the large Heron’s on the modest lake outside. My favorite time is the morning light that makes the lake blue, with a slight mist evaporating off the top. This morning, I opened the windows for a brief time to let in some air and take […]

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Street

Posted on May 6, 2011 - Filed Under self reflect | Leave a Comment

I loved this assignment, as I had to walk the dog, and since dogs are on zen time – especially when checking pee-mail and leaving packages, I decided to go on zen time as well and really notice. This is one of my favorite things TO NOTICE almost daily, and today I was mindful of […]

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Table

Posted on May 5, 2011 - Filed Under self reflect | Leave a Comment

The kitchen table most boldly identifies as the space where I gather with friends to do art, play games, and eat. It represents a part of me that was longing for my own voice after the divorce, my first purchase as I purged the things I no longer wanted. It is old, and carries stories […]

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Workspace

Posted on May 4, 2011 - Filed Under Art of Noticing | 1 Comment

My workspace changes daily, however I have a few spots that stay somewhat consistent depending on what hat I am wearing. If I take a moment with my home office space I feel eager, encouraged, and contained. I took time to make this space, separate and yet attached to the common areas, surrounded by little […]

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Bedroom

Posted on May 3, 2011 - Filed Under Art of Noticing | Leave a Comment

This space, I just happened to cleanse tonight, in hope of bringing back a sense of cocooned energy, safe and warm. There is solitude here for me, and the faint reminder of how this space has been shared and what I most miss about that sharing and connection. It also provides me a place to […]

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Surroundings

Posted on May 2, 2011 - Filed Under Art of Noticing | Leave a Comment

I am doing 30 Days of Noticing with Magpie-Girl and a segment of her Soulcare Community. Each day there is an activity to attend to and appreciate aspects of our lives. I have decided to share my journaling on the topics as they arise during the week. Day 1 – Ah, been practicing noticing since […]

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