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Letting Your Ass Hang Out

Hey there!  Where’ve you been?  Oh wait, it’s me who disappeared.  When I started this blog, I figured I’d post roughly once every week or two.  Which turned into three, then four then five.  Well, you get the picture.  Not … Continue reading

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Who’s Driving Your Bus?

“Those parts of yourself that you do not accept will become hostile to you.”    ~  Carl Jung  “My mind is like a bad neighborhood.  I try not to go there alone.”   ~  Anne Lamott   When people call to inquire … Continue reading

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God and Gravity

I do not feel obliged to believe that same God who endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect had intended for us to forgo their use. Galileo  A student e-mailed me recently with an interesting quandary.  She had been coming … Continue reading

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Standing on the Side of Love

“Love is the essential reality and our purpose on earth. To be consciously aware of it, to experience love in ourselves and others, is the meaning of life.” – Marianne Williamson There is a great debate happening right now.  In … Continue reading

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Doubt and Faith

Faith and doubt are both needed – not as antagonists, but working side by side to take us around the unknown curve. – Lillian Smith At the end of most of my meditation classes, there’s time for people to ask … Continue reading

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Lessons from the New Jersey Turnpike

When I began teaching Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in 2006, I put a Google alert on my computer for the word “mindfulness.”  Every week or so I’d receive a digest of the two to three articles and references that appeared … Continue reading

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Raising Thankful Kids

One morning last year, my seven-year-old son was having a meltdown over not being able to take his beyblades to school.  (If you don’t know what beyblades are, you do not have a seven year old son they are spinning … Continue reading

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