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Alive Day: A Reclamation of Life.

I decided if my prognosis was to be believed, I felt I needed to try and pack as much life into those 18 months as possible. My calendar filled with dinners, parties, concerts and Sunday brunches. When weeks turned to months, my body became stronger and I became bolder. I added traveling to the  ...

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Authenticity: Inhabiting Wildly Tender Revolution.

Congruent authenticity happens in the guts and bowels of your life. Being authentic is the grunt-work of the soul, of any deeply human, spiritual path. Being half here, half there, halfhearted, faking it to look good, strategizing to make things easier for your self — that’s the common way of  ...

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Welcome Home. {poetry}

Home… breaks our hearts into small pieces, so they can reassemble every night And break again and again every morning, while our bodies, astonished, just watch in peace.

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Glow: Finding My Soft Place To Land.

At first, I was too scared to do more than look, then something inside me said, Go for it. Intuitively I knew that if I took this leap of faith, it would get me on the road to forgiveness of all that had gone wrong in my marriage and move me forward in my healing.

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The Extraordinary Fire Of Being Alive.

There are women who eat stars for breakfast. They stay awake, or don’t sleep at all, simply because there is no use when life is consistently panoramic and kaleidoscopic, and it’s like Fellini’s in the other room never yelling Cut, and maybe John Waters pulled the wool over your eyes because  ...

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Put The Pen Down: Bad Advice From Good Friends.

While I’m becoming more aware of advice's bitter taste, I still find myself chewing some up -- hoping to glean a nugget of wisdom from well-meaning insights people have about me. I mean, God forbid I became one of those guarded girls with her walls up. I want to be oyster-open, to the world, to  ...

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