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Sooner or later a choice will have to be made: to continue on a willful path in which one tries to secure autonomy and self-determination, or to embark on a spiritual path in which one seeks ever-greater willingness to become part of the fundamental processes of life in self-surrender. – Gerald May

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Daily silence experienced in humility and fervor as an indispensable exercise in spiritual nourishment gradually creates within is a permanent state of stillness. The soul discovers in such silence. The soul discovers in such a silence unsuspected possibilities. It realizes that life can be lived at different levels. – Pierre Laconte

Self-Care Sunday – Pause

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When others seem agitated with you take a moment before you internalize it. Is this about you, or is this something else? A feeling of theirs that they are getting to express but not AT you. An emotion or event that they are working through and you happen to be present. If you can not see what you’ve done or… Read more »

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The Rules of Journal Writing 1. Date your entries as you go. 2. There are no other rules.

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write more write more write more write more put down your ideas they need to be alive breathe life into your story with writing them out write

Self-Care Sunday – Tree of Life

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Self-Care Sunday – The Tree of Life I like to create stuff. I don’t know that I am any good at it, but I enjoy it, so there is that benefit. After my therapist suggested this activity The Tree of Life, my first thought after seeing the examples was this could be a great art therapy option. I used different… Read more »

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Our society has become a conspiracy against joy. It has put too much emphasis on the individuating part of our consciousness —individual reason— and too little emphasis on the bounding parts of our consciousness, the heart, and soul. – David Brooks

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Be patient toward all that is unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves like locked rooms and like books that are written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given to you because you would not be able to live them now. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will… Read more »

Entertain Me

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It must be a pain in the arse to be an actor; putting in your best effort on a project, and then your hard work ends up being edited beyond recognition. Of course, after being snipped and jostled about by every other hand after your part is complete, it must be your fault for the piece of utter shite that… Read more »

Unplugged

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Do you remember back in the day when the power grid would go down for hours during a storm? Nothing to do but light a candle and wait it out. I remember playing card games, having a conversation with my family and friends. Sit and read by candlelight and just enjoying the silence of the house I miss those days.