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Staying Relaxed during the holidays?

by Delia Nessim It seems ironic that on Thanksgiving Day we give thanks for all the riches and bounty in our lives, and then the very next day is the “biggest shopping day of the year”. If we truly believe we are blessed, why the mad dash to keep buying more?  While we may enjoy […]

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Periscope View by Dean Solon

sitting, with an unfolding to a wider view, to a larger, broader, more extensive perspective of landscape, of mindscape. sitting…rising above the easily seen…is a spacious view of  big sky stretching to distant horizons…is a view of a vastness of ocean, opening expanding reaching out to distant shorelines…is a view that fills, and spills over […]

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Tending to the Inner Landscape Seasonal Reflections by: John Muraco

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” -Albert Camus One true fact: We all deal with the changing seasons differently.  As it stands true with life’s challenges and changes, ups and downs, and ebb and flow, people have very unique and important ways in which they […]

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The Miracle of the Actual by Dean Solon

he is more interested in science.  perhaps.  i am more interested in people.  perhaps.we are the same.he dropped acid hundreds of times.  i did lsd once.we can see for miles and miles and miles.  we are the same. when i started to write, it was with an intention to write space fiction.  inner space fiction.and […]

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Building Resilience in Response to the Challenges of Today’s Families

by Kathleen Krol, MSS, LCSW, RPT-S Being a parent and raising a family has never been easy. Today’s parents, like those of past generations, face many challenges. Whereas, some parenting issues have been around for some time, today’s modern world presents many unique, complex challenges of its own. What are these challenges and how can […]

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A Delicate Truth by Dean Solon

“what the gods and all reasonable human beings fought in vain wasn’t stupidity at all.  it was sheer, wanton, bloody indifference to anybody’s interests but their own.”  (john le carre, in his most recent novel “A Delicate Truth”) so much trouble in the world.  syria, ukraine, israel and palestinians, iraq, africa.  i hear larry kane […]

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Allowing Space by Dean Solon

a week ago a sitting-in-circle at the resiliency center.  am remembering now we may have come to a way of unraveling the seeming puzzles and paradoxes of living in this world:  with an allowing of space. sitting comfortably and with ease.closing your eyes.allowing your body to be at restand your breathing to be natural.easing into […]

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Separation by Dean Solon

of course.  this is a presenting opportunity for practice, to be living this moment, not knowing what is to be and will be in a next moment, heart beating, heart fluttering, heart opening and heart not-opening, choosing a co-creating of experiencing, of being, here, as i’m here, while i’m here, in this precious moment, this […]

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A Golden Hammer by Dean Solon

the Master said:   “i bless the connection,     i disdain the attachment.” forgetting His words for a moment,i dozed for many years,i slept for many lifetimes. then a golden hammertapped mesquarelyon the forehead. in a momentthat opens as eternityi hear the Master say   “i bless the connection,     i disdain the attachment.”

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