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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Small Stones

I have come to the conclusion that my life is too busy for scheduled moments of quiet contemplation.  There are too many interruptions and unexpected events for me to succeed with a daily commitment of any kind.  I do well to check email regularly.  It didn’t used to be this way.  I used to work … Continue reading »

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Small Stones ~ Day 8

Today has been too busy to study details.  My six month old great-grandson woke up at 8am and decided he didn’t need a nap today.  He dozed in spite of himself while we were in the truck on the way to and from the grocery store, a total of 15 minutes in our small town.  … Continue reading »

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Small Stones Day 7 ~ Formatting

I guess I’m being a rebel….By that I mean I’m not really following the prescribed format for this exercise, especially today.  However, as justification, this is a process I usually do without thinking much about.  I do think about whether or not to do it for months and try everything else possible first, but once … Continue reading »

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Day 6 ~ Breathe

Breath is an amazing thing.  It expresses your emotions, getting faster and more shallow when you are afraid, faster and deeper when you are excited.  Slower and deeper when you are relaxed.  Breath control can also help control your emotions.  Deliberately breathing deeper and slower can help to calm you down.  Breathing deeper and faster … Continue reading »

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Small Stones ~ Day 5

I have a new book.  It came in the mail today.  Ripping open the white puffy envelope is like opening a package on Christmas morning.  Paperback, about 6 x 9 and 1/2 inch thick.  The cover is mostly purple and lavender with touches of copper.  Spindly looking dark purple trees in the foreground, smaller copper … Continue reading »

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