Resist, Persist, Insist: U2’s 2017 Concert Tour Honors HERoic Women
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Resist, Persist, Insist: U2’s 2017 Concert Tour Honors HERoic Women

The 2017 U2 Joshua Tree concert tour was the most powerful concert experience I have ever had, jam packed with thought provoking imagery and deep meaning, including a heavy tipping of the hat to the strength and unfathomable hope of some truly amazing women. Read about it here on my Teardrop Adventures blog: Reach Out … Continue reading

Another 9/11/2001 Anniversary, Another Hurricane
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Another 9/11/2001 Anniversary, Another Hurricane

It’s uncanny how this post I wrote four years ago still rings true today–especially the combination of the anniversary of 9/11/2001 and an angry hurricane (last time it was Hurricane Sandy) . . . 9/11– For All That Ails Us, We Are Stronger Than We Know Life is full of adverse situations; many are traumatic. … Continue reading

Human Kindness: Debut of my story in Chicken Soup for the Soul
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Human Kindness: Debut of my story in Chicken Soup for the Soul

Human kindness is that certain essential something that surprises us in the darkest of moments. When the chips are down, when we’ve convinced ourselves we are alone in the world, somebody appears from nowhere and proves us wrong. Someone comes along when we least expect it and shines on us a light so bright that … Continue reading

Yoga Can Make You Cry, If You’re Lucky
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Yoga Can Make You Cry, If You’re Lucky

Have you ever had one of those rare ah-hah moments—the kind that crystallize your positive thinking and self-awareness so much that you have no choice but to fully submit to its purity and power? I was fortunate today to have such a moment, one that brought me to tears. It felt as though a tsunami … Continue reading

Still Learning Wise and Wonderful Lessons From Mom
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Still Learning Wise and Wonderful Lessons From Mom

Just when I suppose I’ve learned all I can from my mom, she says something simple that shines a light on my periodic limited thinking–the kind of thinking that is self-centered or petty. I’ll never know whether she does it on purpose (meant as a passive, gentle guiding nudge) or whether it’s my own evolving, … Continue reading

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Guidance — the_tovarysh_connection

Healing words from a dear fellow blogger, The Tovarysh Connection . . . You are not alone You have not been forgotten or forsaken The guidance continues to be here for you And for all who seek it. Dear Ones, in times of great distress and turmoil there continues to be a safe haven from … Continue reading

Prepare to be Moved by Gratitude
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Prepare to be Moved by Gratitude

Louie Schwartzberg’s heart-warming, eye-opening nature videos are finally getting the recognition they deserve. This week he was featured on Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday series. His superb slow-motion, time-lapse films capture the wonder of the tiniest members of nature’s society, but there is a deeper hidden message. Louie’s close ups of the life of flowers, bees, … Continue reading