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Make Yourself At Home

Evening Prayer “Lord, my mind is scattery today. Toxic. I don’t like it and have been trying to ‘think a better thought’ but not getting very far.” I manage to quiet my scattered brain and stay centred in the silence for … Continue reading

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Ebb and Flow

Life is a never-ending flow of change…even when where we are feels stagnant and too mundane to matter much, even then the mundaneness is somehow changing us, evolving us forward to the next moment and the next. Continue reading

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Surround Yourself with What Makes You Happy

We hear it just about everywhere these days. Surround yourself with what makes you happy. Fill your life with what you love. 10 Ways to be happy. Let go of whatever doesn’t bring you joy so you have space for … Continue reading

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New Meanderings…Golden Treasures in the Quicksand

After many months of contemplating the new direction – or any direction for that matter – of this blog, I’ve decided to simply start writing again. The title of my blog site is “Meanderings, Blogging the Journey” and that’s what … Continue reading

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It’s All About Those Memes

I think I’m addicted to memes. I can’t get enough of them…and yet, some days, my brain is so full of memes that the constant chatter can drive me crazy. I had a break from them during our 10-week stay … Continue reading

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Revealing Attractions

Lately, this blog has been about my physical meanderings. Today it’s my mind that has been meandering. And I was so excited about what I found, that I had to come and write about it this morning. I had a … Continue reading

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Packing Day

Well, after  months of preparation, vaccinations and planning, it’s finally time to pack that suitcase! A week from today, we’ll be waking up in Beijing, China! The mere thought causes me to tremble, both with apprehension and excitement. There was … Continue reading

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Celebrating My Talented Friends

I love to celebrate the good in life, and I especially love to celebrate those who shine light into my life. I have been incredibly blessed with friends who are wise, gifted, talented and courageous enough to share their gifts … Continue reading

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Wrestling With Uselessness

I struggle a great deal with feelings of uselessness. Although my life can get busy with the little day-to-day demands, putterings and routines, there are times when these feelings of uselessness gnaw at the back of my mind, weighing me … Continue reading

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Morning Routines

I think it’s safe to say that most of us have an established morning routine, maybe more than one…one for workdays and a different one for weekends. When I was working full-time, mornings were my most productive time of day … Continue reading

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