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What Is Compassion?

The Macmillan Dictionary defines compassion as: sympathy for another’s suffering or misfortune combined with a desire to help. I like to define compassion as: “Recognizing that the other person is me” I feel it is these learned beliefs and expectation, … Continue reading

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Planting Seeds For New Beginnings

Planting the Seeds Of New Beginnings Dear Reader, Spring is arriving this evening and the snow is falling in Ashley Falls, MA. How is spring arriving where you are? Today, I saw a few birds fly by the window. I … Continue reading

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Love Is In The Air Or Is It Commercialism?

Love Is In The Air Or Is It Commercialism Shopping in stores you see valentine cards, candy, and flowers reminding you to show love. Don’t be fooled! This promotional induction is just to sell you false love and create guilt. … Continue reading

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Time To Journey

Photograph by Patricia R Blumhagen Time to journey, dear reader, for your voyage within to discover the gifts in the world where darkness is king and to embrace with compassion and understanding that which is    uncovered. Now is your moment … Continue reading

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Ancient Grandmother

ANCIENT GRANDMOTHER You hold for all The secret of abundance You offer the seeds Of new possibilities Your presence stirs Deep inner knowing Long forgotten Grounded in the eternal now Pulsating rhythm of all I call to you To learn … Continue reading

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Emotions

I find that writing is a tool for self-knowledge. Why? Because it offers the opportunity to confront ones inner dialogue of self doubts, feelings of inferior, devaluing oneself and believing I will fail. These uncomfortable states are not only a … Continue reading

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The Rose

There is so much uncertainty, fear, and stress in our world today, and the many forces pushing us into this or that. I often ask myself, “How can I find the inner strength to handle it all? Where do I … Continue reading

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