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“I accommodated myself to the water, not the water to me”

A Taoist story tells of an old man who accidentally fell into the river rapids leading to a high and dangerous waterfall.  Onlookers feared for his life.  Miraculously, he came out alive and unharmed downstream at the bottom of the falls.  People asked him how he managed to survive.  “I accommodated myself to the water,…
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Dream Catching

    This pic is me "dream catching" and was taken at a SAMHSA Recovery Month event in Sacramento, California where ROCKSTAR SUPERSTAR PROJECT performed with guest musicians Veronica "The V" Freeman and members of Benedictum.  When I used to hear the term dream catching, I would think of the Native American spider web designed hoops…
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I have a vulnerability issue!

A friend shared Brene’ Brown’s video “The Power of VULNERABILITY” with me.  I had never heard of Brene’ before and was curious about her message and why my friend felt inspired to share it with me. Well much to my surprise Brene’s funny and insightful presentation brought some much needed clarity. The message is about…
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Who have you shared your story with?

  I have had the joy of seeing the impact of Super Star’s presentation to school students and community members. I have heard comments and feedback shared after the assembly presentations, sometimes days or weeks later, by students sharing how they have been moved, inspired, motivated by his message.   And from parents sharing that after the presentation they…
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