Accidental Joy

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Guitar classes.  My husband gave me a series at McCabe's for Christmas this year.  I haven’t played since I was in college but was inspired to pick it back up again after all this time. It is definitely harder on this old brain to make it all work – fingering and plucking and reading and rhythm.  But it is a fantastic reminder that it is diligence and persistence that make the difference, because at each class we are all a little … [Read more...]

Turtle On A Rock (Or Who Needs Multi-Tasking?)!

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Turtle On A Rock (Or Who Needs Multi-Tasking?)! By Marianne Simon I am questioning when it became such a great skill to be able to multi-task. Maybe it is my age showing. Or maybe it’s just plain scary to watch a bike rider texting on their phone with one hand while taking a puff of a cigarette with the other. And for myself I know that when I eat lunch while entering my receipts in Quickbooks, I only up with a belly ache and grease all … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Access Your Higher Self

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5 Ways To Access Your Higher Self By Nikki Striefler When we think of ourselves, we normally identify with the fabricated version of ourselves known as the ego. By design, this mask totally conceals our true, Higher Self. Although we may get caught up in the dramas of self-centered existence and even totally identify with them, we eventually come to a place on our spiritual journey where we are motivated to recognize and communicate with our … [Read more...]