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Thinking and Feeling and Balance

“We think too much and feel too little.” – Charlie Chaplin In ancient Chinese medicine, the energy that dealt with the head was always the yang (masculine principle) energy. The energy that flowed in and around the heart was the … Continue reading

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The Way of the Heart

“The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.” Buddha Religions of both ancient and contemporary cultures frequently place their divinities in the sky; removed from humanity and above the Earth. In these belief systems, the goal … Continue reading

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The Wisdom the World Needs Now

“A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.” I love this quote from Thomas Carlyle! It is a wise and important message for these times. We are becoming so divided by economics, race, religion, beliefs, politics, and sexual orientation, … Continue reading

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Two Kinds of Power

Power as a topic fascinates most people. What is it? How do you get it? Why do you want it? Depending on who you ask, you’ll find a wide range of answers to these questions. Some will say that power … Continue reading

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Linking Love and Life

“Where there is love, there is life.” This is profoundly true (as is most of what Gandhi said), but I also think it’s equally true to say, “Where there is life, there is love.” At least it should be equally … Continue reading

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Let It Go!

For those of you who’ve been under a virtual rock the past six months, the award-winning theme song of Disney’s hit movie, Frozen, says it all: Let It Go! Yet as a culture, we really aren’t that good at letting … Continue reading

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Go With Desire

One of the ongoing areas where I’ve sought balance in my life is in doing what I think should be done vs. what I want to do. My workaholic ways easily succumb to the “shoulds” of life, always putting on … Continue reading

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