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Bring your Wise Observer to Those Holiday Moments Framed in Time

Bring your Wise Observer to Those Holiday Moments Framed in Time

Ok, life, in so many ways is forward motion. We cherish this. We find relief in being other than the scared 20 year old, new to the large world. We are gratified to be recovered from a bad break-up or dry spell in the past. And those symbolic moments in our life that define us, we often have framed to honor the transition and place a mark in time.F

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Healing with Art, Gift Giving After Loss

Healing with Art, Gift Giving After Loss

For some, holidays are a painful reminder of loved ones recently lost. The first time siblings gather after a mother passes away can be an experience of aching and devastation. Life has its rhythms, and those who came before will surely pass on. Still, there must be a way to address this reality that actually lifts everyone up, instead of only brin

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Gift of Listening is a Special Gift We Can All Afford

Gift of Listening is a Special Gift We Can All Afford

These last few days, I am continually reminded of the power of listening. For all the noise in our world - and there is more than ever - I imagine there are benefits here for the listener, as much as the one being heard.I read a story of a man who attended a 12-step program for men for the first time. He marveled at the way no one cut in and talked

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Kitchen Interior Ideas for the Heart of the Home

Kitchen Interior Ideas for the Heart of the Home

This past year, I have been moving a lot. Real estate transitions can be like that. As a result, I’ve been in a unique position to see homes and stay with folks in a wide range of settings. It has become a mind-opening experience on ways to hold space. Every one of these dwellings is a window into one way to see the world. It inspires me to revi

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