Free time, breaking free, free for all, free fall, – each of these phrases conjure up different feelings associated with an aspect of being free. Free time—we get to choose the activities or lack of activities that we desire. We have a sense of ease or a sense of joyful anticipation of getting to choose. Or

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Five years ago, I planted a lovely, unique purple/blue Rose-of-Sharon bush. It was a new variety. I planted it to honor a loved one who passed away. To my chagrin, I discovered this particular variety isn’t very well suited to this climate. It takes forever to get leaves and finally blooms on my birthday in

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It is certainly lovely to see the flowers start to emerge and the trees start to bud out. The dogwoods are in full bloom and many streets boast pink and white flower filled trees. The weather beckons us to go outside to play, to eat a meal, or to work in the garden, or just

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The Law of Impermanence tells us everything can and will change. Often that change happens unexpectedly. Sometimes those changes happen rapidly. The Law of Impermanence certainly smacked the Healing Light Expo rapidly and unexpectedly!Just 6 weeks before our Expo weekend, the Red Lion Hotel notified us of a broken water pipe that caused significant damage

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Not too long ago, I had a traumatic experience. At least it was traumatic to me. I felt vulnerable, weak, uncertain, and overwhelmed all at once. This triggered old memories and old physical responses to those memories. Fortunately, Phil was very supportive and gave me time and space to work through stuff without judging me.

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Well, another year has come and gone. It seems like time flies by on one hand and drags on when we view it from a different perspective. It’s been proven that we humans tend to mark time by difficult events. What happened in January—oh, I lost my shoe. What happened in February—Oh, I had that

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