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Grandmother’s Porridge – A Lesson in Mindfulness

Grandmother's oatmeal was hard to beat. I remember her stirring the big cast iron kettle over a wood stove with a long wooden spoon.  It had the perfect texture.  Many years later, and I still endeavor to recreate Grandmother's Porridge.  My first lesson was that...

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Third Chakra: Reclaim Your Path!

Winter leaves a lot of mud on our flagstone garden paths each year, and every Spring, I get out there with my favorite garden tool and clear the paths of dried mud and fresh weeds, and eventually reveal the garden's true identity. Although, I can...

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Zihuat Yoga Retreat

As it turns out, doing yoga in sunny Zihuatanejo, Mexico overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean every morning can be pretty darn distracting.  To be sure, it's a first world problem. But, a problem is still a problem. I challenged myself to reign in my gaze...

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