Monthly Archives: November 2015

The 13th Slogan

Tonight I am thinking about the many paths that lead to cultivating a gratitude practice.  ” BE GRATEFUL TO EVERYONE” is the 13th slogan from a list of 59 slogans or mind/heart training techniques  from the Tibetan Buddhist  lojong teachings. The function … Continue reading

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Mr. and Mrs. Shields

Hello, travelers. I have noticed that as we humans get older we simply become more of what we have always have been; like petals in a flower, each layer is slightly different, but all are connected in the continued unfolding.   The summer between … Continue reading

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B.Y.S.

Morning, travelers. We live in a world filled with acronyms. Confession: I do not claim to know what even a small percentage of them mean; when texting I spell out the whole word. I have embarrassed my adult children by asking  what certain acronyms mean. I was taught to read by … Continue reading

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Reading Sugar

Hello, travelers. Coffee hour this morning is with Ms. Cheryl Strayed (aka, Sugar) and her book, “tiny beautiful things–Advice on love and life from Dear Sugar.”It is not a book for everyone but it is the kind of book that will shake … Continue reading

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Friction

Morning, travelers. No one is immune; not even those of us who think we have it all in check with the fires safely tamped down.  The tidy to-do lists,  the conventions, the ordered days all can shift in a blink and all it takes is one tiny … Continue reading

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