Category Archives: Congruent Living

New year, new clarity, new goal

In the year 2014, I’m going to continue to express from the heart while refining my writing. I wanted to share my new “about this blog” page here.  It was written originally as a response to a blog post over … Continue reading

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Sometimes I’m not a nice person

Sometimes I’m not a nice person. I know that. I accept that about me. Since I don’t expect anyone to understand me, except me, I will do what I need to do to tend to my own stuff and stay … Continue reading

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Accepting the way things are

I woke up sick this morning.  I laid weirdly on my neck last night and had induced feelings of vertigo, which lasted a long time.  I almost thought it was the flu, but it turned out it wasn’t.  This feeling … Continue reading

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Thinking about thinking

I’ve been thinking about thinking. I’ve been dialoguing with a new internet friend of mine, and it’s been helping me crystallize some ideas. Many of my online friends are intelligent and have a very dystopian view of the current world.  … Continue reading

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These hands

I’m reblogging an old post of mine.   The art journal page I finished last night made me think of a post I wrote last year. I also recently printed up this picture and placed it in my sacred space. Have … Continue reading

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