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Accepting ickiness: also, because sometimes this is what it looks like in my head

The Guest House This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they are a crowd … Continue reading

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Taking loving action on behalf of myself

In order to feel loved, children need someone to take loving actions on their behalf. They need someone to stand up for them, feed them well, create financial security follow through on promises, be present with them with kindness, listen … Continue reading

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Breaking the cycle

Breaking the cycle is serving matzoh ball soup to my friend-family and giving everyone– including me– two large matzoh balls and plenty of broth. Breaking the cycle is giving myself as much as I give to others. Breaking the cycle … Continue reading

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