Archive for June, 2011

We Are Always In Love

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

Lift your arm. Let it fall onto your leg. Simple? Is existence simple? Consider that there are two massive objects: the earth — the whole big round rock of it — and your relaxed arm. The reality of the earth’s gravitational pull can be experienced in the heavy fall of your arm. Drop your arm […]

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Raising A Momma

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

Mine, all mine! At preschool, Claire had a tendency to hurtle into tears if a small thing didn’t go her way, or if she perceived some other child’s behavior as a slight. My response typically had been to croon, hug, and comfort. For instance, one day she brought a stuffed animal with her. In circle […]

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The Beginning Results

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

I’ve been sitting twice daily for 15 minutes each time. It’s possible that 14 days of daily meditation does not make an adequate sample for assessing results (although I was also told when I began an SSRI that the effects would probably not be felt for weeks and within one week I was experiencing vast […]

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