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Living Ecstatically

in Creative Blog, Spirituality

I love the abstract, delicate, profound, vague, voluptuously wordless sensation of living ecstatically. ~ Anais Nin But do I? SARK’s “Succulent Wild Woman” invites me to lean into my life as a woman and an…

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Meditation Beads

in Inspired JJ, JJ Beads

I was introduced to prayer beads by a dear friend many years ago. She gifted to me a set of Anglican prayer beads made by a kid at a weekend Episcopalian retreat. The “weeks” were…

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Book Review: Dancing Up The Moon

in Inspired JJ

Dancing Up The Moon: A Woman’s Guide To Creating Traditions That Bring Sacredness To Daily Life by Robin Heerens Lysne My rating: 3 of 5 stars “Rites of passage bring more awareness to our lives,…

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Resolution = Decision + Action

in Inspired JJ

Another year over – a new one begun… time for those New Year’s Resolutions. I have in the past been very thoughtful about resolutions. Taking time each year to come up with a very eloquent,…

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Look Straight and Walk

Look Straight…

in Inspired JJ, Quotes

People create their own questions because they are afraid to look straight. All you have to do is look straight and see the road, and when you see it, don’t sit looking at it –…

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Never Give Up

Never Give Up…

in Inspired JJ

  Never give up. And most importantly, be true to yourself. Write from your heart, in your own voice, and about what you believe in. ~ Louise Brown

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What we NEED to live

in Inspired JJ, JJ Creates

I remember at a young age learning the difference between want and need. At the time my connection to the lesson was understanding that I didn’t actually NEED the very cool, new, blinged out, My…

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Easter Morning, Hidden Gifts

in Spirituality

We attended Quaker meeting this Easter morning and surrounded by the silence, the breeze through the open window, and the sound of the birds outside… I was moved by the Spirit to share the following…

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Whittier: First-Day Thoughts

in Poetry, Spirituality

Whittier: First-Day Thoughts FIRST-DAY THOUGHTS In calm and cool and silence, once again I find my old accustomed place among My brethren, here, perchance, no human tongue Shall utter words; where never hymn is sung,…

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