3 Tips for Attending Your First Craft Show
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I recently entered my first craft show with some crocheted and quilted accessories and home decor items. It was exhausting and a bit stressful, but worth it just to have the experience. I did make enough sales to cover materials … Read More

Meditation Retreat and an Annual Check-in With Yourself
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My husband and I will soon be heading out for our annual meditation retreat. We practice Kriya Yoga meditation and attend at least one retreat every year. The last couple of years we’ve gone to Florida for a 10-day intensive … Read More

Who Do You Think You Are?
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I recently watched a Wayne Dyer program on PBS in which a woman described a near death experience she had. She talked about feeling surrounded by unconditional love while in a coma.  She went on to explain that before her … Read More

The Ups and Downs of Meditation
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I’ve meditated semi-regularly for years now, so I am familiar with the tricks my mind plays to try to get my attention. My mind yaks on and on about what I should be doing or planning or worrying about. It … Read More

Divine Discontent
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In true discontent there is much to be learned.  I wanted to share with you this quote from Osho at www.osho.com as it relates to my last post.  The true master creates discontent in you…and such a discontent that nothing of … Read More

Dealing With Dis-ease
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Discomfort of any kind is meant to teach us. We learn from our mistakes, but we also learn from our discomfort. It’s how we respond to the discomfort that makes all the difference.

My First Knit Hat and the Lessons Learned
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I’m working on a hat for my sweet hubby bubby. It’s my first time to knit a hat and I’m pretty excited. My hubby is very excited to have a new hat, so that keeps me motivated. It’s wobbly and … Read More

What’s Your Piano?
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I began playing piano when I was about 4 and took lessons for many years until some point in high school.  I have to admit that I hated practicing (and hardly ever did) and somewhat grudgingly participated every year in the recitals and … Read More

Lessons from a Century-old Women’s Philanthropic Sisterhood
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Recently I attended the Colorado State Chapter Convention of P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization). It was an empowering experience and I met a lot of amazing women who are changing the lives of women all over the world. As I have been processing the depth of information I received over the course of the convention, I am struck by a few “universal” thoughts that I want to share with you.

Spring Cleaning for My Spirit
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I’ve spent a lot of time lately going through everything I own and letting go of as much as I can. Earlier this week, the Vietnam Veterans of America graciously picked up a rather large donation as a result of this letting-go process. It’s a difficult process, but certainly a powerful one. It’s not just a Spring Cleaning, but more of a mental and spiritual purification ceremony.

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