Category Archives: Spirituality

A mindful breakfast

I’ve started arranging my food on a small plate for breakfast. By arranging it on a plate, as opposed to just serving myself at the table, I set limits on what I will eat and it all looks beautiful together. … Continue reading

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Eating mindfully

I’m reading a very interesting book on eating mindfully, Savor, by Thich Nhat Hanh and Louise Cheung. Some very helpful suggestions and ways of thinking about food as well as life in general. I hope to incorporate these practices into … Continue reading

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ruminations

I have been thinking about this quite a bit lately. The effects of the “big drama” last March when I died twice (two cardiac arrests accompanying a cardiac puncture, acute tamponade, CPR, emergency open heart surgery) have been extensive. One … Continue reading

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dinosaurs

There are some people who are so wedded to tradition and to rote and ritual that they remind me of dinosaurs. They seem incapable of adapting or even recognizing ideas and/or practices which may be good or perhaps even preferable … Continue reading

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5 months later

Tomorrow marks 5 months since the “big drama” when my heart was punctured, had two cardiac arrests, died twice, had CPR for 12 mins., revived and had emergency open heart surgery. Nothing will ever be the same again. The experience … Continue reading

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Life’s rhythm

It intrigues me how everything in life has a rhythm: obviously the seasons, our heartbeat, the ocean, birds’ songs, music, the light of the day, moonphases, angst/peace and joy…Eating seasonally ties in to the rhythm of what our bodies need … Continue reading

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Moving in a new direction

As spring inches closer, the world’s pulse quickens and it’s time to move in a different direction. Renaissance captures the idea…a new birth, moving toward life, new life, a new creation. Keeping the best of the old and embracing the … Continue reading

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