The Shift that Comes from Sitting Still

It’s been a week since I returned from the 7-day silent meditation retreat.  Aside from feeling more normal as I settle back into my former routine, I’ve noticed a new-found appreciation for sweeping the stoop, folding the laundry, and even emptying the dreaded dishwasher (my most abhorred chore). Curiously, I have a greater appreciation for the simple and mindless. These […]

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Nothing But a Thing Called Life…and Death

This week was far more interesting than I was anticipating. While I knew I would be readying the family and myself for the 7-day silent, no-communication-of-any-sort, mindful meditation retreat which starts today (Friday the 5th), I didn’t expect I would be doing so in between numerous doctor’s appointments. Jumping ahead to the story ending, I’m good. But Monday was a […]

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