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January 2016

Feeling Healthy Nourishment Words of Wisdom

Lala salama

January 30, 2016

I recently finished my scrapbook of our family trip to Africa in 2011.  The trip was centered around meeting William, a boy, actually now a young man, that we have sponsored since 2005 through an organization…

Death & Dying Literary Sparks

Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande

January 25, 2016

This was required reading for me as a hospice volunteer.  I had flashbacks of required reading and how dreadful the books could be.  Not so in this instance.  I was captivated from the very first page.…

Inspirations Sacred Spaces Things I love

Prayer Beads

January 25, 2016

Prayer beads are used all over the word across multiple religions.  In fact the Museum of Anthropology states that the word BEAD is derived from the Anglo-Saxon words bidden (“to pray”) and bede (“prayer”). I have accumulated a diverse…

Feeling Healthy Mindfulness Sustenance

Bless this…

January 22, 2016

I realize we are in the month of resolutions and many of us, I include myself here, are desiring to eat healthy.  Of course there are various forms of this resolution:  Eat Clean, Dry January, Loose…

Happy Spaces Mindfulness Paying Attention

Look up!

January 20, 2016

Phew!  School vacation is over!  Everyone has now gone back to school.  Silence.  I selfishly admit I love to be in my house alone, in silence.  Don’t get me wrong, I love my boys, I love…