Monthly Archives: November 2017

welcoming in the dark and quiet

’Tis that time of year when the holiday magic happens, and also when the mania, moodiness and melancholy strike hard. Over the years, fluctuations in mood during this time were sometimes for known reasons, i.e., challenges to health of or loss of loved ones, or money or work or relationship challenges. Sometimes though, the holidays…
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Lessons in Impermanence

On a recent retreat to Harrison Hot Springs in British Columbia, CA, I walked through the verdant forest surrounding the beautiful Harrison Lake. Ancient trees jutted up to the sky. Some of their roots poured over huge boulders--signs of a tumultuous past. This is volcanic land, and I was a mere observer of the incredible…
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