Closure, Uncertainty & Planting New Seeds

I was taught to be detached from outcomes – to put in all your effort, to work with love and passion, but to also be open to all possibilities. It is about the journey, not the destination. But, these past few years, I have been very attached…

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Doing the Inner Work for the Outer Work in a Suffering World

For the last 3 weeks, I participated in an intensive program at Teachers College (Columbia University) for my Masters in Psychology and Spirituality. During 9-hour days, we immersed ourselves in an academic understanding of the inherent spirituality in children, and how spirituality relates to personal healing, education,…

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Intent of the Day: A Little Quiet

This morning has come and gone, and maybe it was a frantic mess. Maybe, like us, you rolled out of bed 30 minutes later than expected with 10 minutes to be somewhere. Maybe this isn’t the first time this has happened. It’s no surprise then when you…

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The Four Steps to Forgiveness

The path through life brings many challenges to all of us. One of the most common challenges we face is the need to give and receive forgiveness. It’s something that bonds us all, regardless of our background or place in life. The new movie The Shack illustrates…

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Intent of the Day: Conflict with Patience

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. -John Quincy Adams These are tough times. It is hard to know the difference between what is real and what is propaganda, what requires our full attention and what is just distracting noise,…

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