With everything happening in the world right now, I thought it would be helpful to remember what the real crisis is. Disturbing, sometimes even unimaginable things will happen in our lives. However, those are not the emergencies. The real crisis is when our internal state has wandered from peace, calm and serenity into worry, fear,

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I seriously considered ending this blog here. I mean, need I say more? Remember the one rule we learn when we’re little: “If you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all.”? I’ve always wondered why no one told us to apply this to what we say to ourselves. It would be one thing if what

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I picked up the razor in my shower today, white with a pink handle, doubled edged for smoothness maximus. It’s been neglected the poor thing as has been the shampoo and conditioner, the conditioner which has been on its last leg since March but has held on only due to Covid and the scarcity of showering

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We got a pandemic puppy. It wasn’t the first time I impulsively purchased a pet to solve some problem in my life. The last time was to save my first marriage. It made perfect sense: when you have a two-year-old, a full-time job and you’re married to a chronically ill, addict who can’t function, the

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Twice this week I was jolted out of my meditation in the seventieth minute by a puppy bounding through my office door and biting my nose. If you’ve never been seventy minutes into a meditation and had a puppy bound in through your carefully closed office door, and bite you on the nose, imagine this:

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