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"I am no longer waiting for the world to be at peace;
I unclench my grasp and breathe peace in and out.
I am no longer waiting to do something great;
being awake to carry my grain of sand is enough.
I am no longer waiting to be recognized;
I know that I dance in a holy circle."

Mary Anne Perrone

 

Green Tree

This morning I woke up euphoric. What combination of molecules in- and outside me made that happen?Who knows? The tree outside my window...

the Placeholders

The other day, for inspiration, I picked up Eckhart Tolle’s book, A New Earth, and, with my eyes closed, opened it to a random page. When...

the gift of presence

what if it were true that nobody needed your help? what if what they needed was for you to stand in unwavering alignment with your true...

Knots

our bodies. they are made up of vibrating bits. we all learned about atoms and molecules in high school science. it’s easy to forget the...

Deepest Healing Secret

Whenever I hear the phrase"Inner Child" it makes me cringe. At least it used to. It felt woo woo. It felt kumbaya. For people in communes...

truth about pain management

People ask me what I do to manage my own pain, without taking pills. We say we don't want to take pills, but we live in pill mentality. I...

Keepers of Dawn

I have read that night owls are the smartest people. I wonder if the early risers are the most hopeful, the most ardent proponents of...

We’re not in Kansas anymore

Reiki is fun. People feel great whether they’re on the giving or receiving end. As you practice more you may start to get intuitive hits....

Dog A Day One!

Dog a Day Bailey and Cheryl On the homestretch of a really rough year, I found myself scone fat and summer-heat sluggish, with a sciatic...

First Call

I remember well the day I screwed up my life for good. I was 25. I had been working at what I considered my first real job. Real because...

Thanks-giving Bob

I have “a million” things to do today. I’m putting them aside, though, to do this one thing first: to tell you about a man I met in...

Daughterhood and the Ugly Baby

Note: the woman in the photo is not my Mom, though she’s every bit as beautiful. Don’t take this the wrong way. My mother is the most...

One Remedy for Sadness

If you are not an artist or an empath, maybe don’t bother with this post. It will probably be as fun for you as a packed blaring party is...

You will have to go in by yourself

A new person came to me the other day, seeking help with chronic pain. I don’t think she’ll be back. She had danced all around yoga,...

Muscle Whisperer

Did you know that sometimes, when a muscle relaxes it lets out a little sigh like a kitty purring or your grandma starting to snore a...

real mermaids

From 2002-2007 I lived on the north coast of Hispaniola, in Cabarete, Dominican Republic. I practiced massage at a destination for...

About My Gratitude Posts

I don’t plan to live in Boston forever. It’s cold. Look at my poor car. Remember that? My parents live 90 miles west. They are “getting...

Aww, remembering Dog a Day

I believe in natural cures, so I decided walking every day would help to cure it. I thought it would be motivating to take a picture of a...

Chakra Blends

It’s uncanny the way these are blended to work with the chakras. I use them so much that, during Reiki sessions, I now sometimes start to...