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Language Matters

Disclaimer I:   This is not intended to dismiss someone’s experience.  Just some reflections  following a conversation with another about health and "God is good". Disclaimer II:   "God" reference in this post is of one's own individual understanding; not in a religious context. I am coming through a 7-month cancer journey supporting and loving my mother…
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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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