Monthly Archives: September 2012

Self-Care isn’t the Same as Selfishness

We Don’t Want to be Selfish! I’ve been told that in the Mandarin Chinese language there are two different meanings for the word selfish.  One definition captures the greedy-hoarding-take-care-only-of-ourselves mentality that we’re all so afraid to ever be called. The … Continue reading

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A Moment of Honesty about Forgiveness

As anyone in the spiritual work field will tell you– whatever sermon we’re about to preach will show up in our own personal battles.  Whatever lessons we’re going to be called to teach will have to also continue being learned.  … Continue reading

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I Have This Theory that Friendship Can Save the World

This is my manifesto for doing what I do.  I believe that beyond the joy and health that friendships bring us personally, they also give us the place to practice being the people who this world needs. I share this … Continue reading

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