Category Archives: memory

The Grace of Ritual

I am double posting this week, on dkatiepowellart and here,  journaling. I’m writing an online art journaling class and if you are interested you may want to follow or drop me a line.  No drawing experience necessary. My gratitude was … Continue reading

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Yakity-Yak: Don’t Talk Back!

“Yakity-Yak… Don’t talk back!” Jerry Leiber + Mike Stroller Bikerchick got this one going for me… you know, when another person’s blog spurs you into writing as you didn’t know you had so many stories to tell? Talking to yourself … Continue reading

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WATWB: Pema Chödrön on Fear and Fearlessness

Lifting the heart is why I participate in We Are the World Blogfest. Fear is one of the issues most of us are dealing with… Most of my techniques to deal with fears are Buddhist teachings, and the faith I … Continue reading

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SoCS: All or Nothing

I am glad I am sharing life with Mitchell… We have kittens for our anniversary present to ourselves, and it is not quite what we anticipated. We imagined they’d be in the bathroom for a couple days, then be able … Continue reading

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We Are The World Blogfest Bob Sima

Music moves the soul…  Lifts the heart. Meditation clears the mind and opens the heart. Bob Sima combines them! Lifting the heart is why I participate in We Are the World Blogfest. “This is universal. You sit and observe your … Continue reading

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WATWB: Love Can Change the World

This article on the Lovings, married in 1958, speaks to how love can change the world. May we all be free to love whom we like. The Lovings: An Intimate Portrait by photographer Grey Villet, text by Barbara Villet and … Continue reading

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Announcing We Are The World Blogfest!

Will you speak for peace?  Social media and news in recent times has been filled with hate and negativity. Just as you cannot fight darkness, only light lamps, hate and negativity cannot be fought. We will bring love and happiness … Continue reading

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