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getting empowered with yes and no

June 23, 2013
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“Yes” and “no” are two tiny words with a big kick. I sit on the teeter totter of these two words flying up and down on a daily basis. Sometimes I think I’m saying “yes” to taking a picture, and then I realize I’m using the picture to say “no” to experiencing the moment fully. […]

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June 16, 2013
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What do you resist about stillness? “Sit still,” is an admonishment I heard when I was little and wiggled in the pew at church. But then there are the phrases we’ve heard at countless funerals, “Lead me beside the still waters,” is that comforting or eery? What actually happens when you sit still? I fall […]

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