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Farewell Serena!

My lovely Serena has left! She represents a profound lesson for me about letting go. Over the past three years I have practiced letting go – giving many of my possessions away – finding a new home for dishes – donating items to the church thrift sale – downsizing in every way. I anticipated thisContinue reading “Farewell Serena!”


The amazing interviewer and philosopher Krista Tippett, (creator of the podcast “ON BEING”) tells a story about entering into an experience of compassion. She decided to start “seeing” situations and people that most of us avoid seeing. She started hanging around a church where homeless people stay and began to talk to them – hearingContinue reading “LEARNING COMPASSION”

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