Month: April 2016

When Stepping Up Means Saying “No”

Two of my friends this week told me their stories about saying “yes.”

Friend #1 went out to a late night concert with a friend of hers. She really didn’t want to go. It wasn’t a venue or band that she particularly liked and she’s been trying hard to get to bed at a decent time lately. But the friend was insistent and played the “oh but we’re such good friends, surely you’ll like what I like”…

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Practice Presence by Cultivating Awe

“The great lesson from the true mystics is that the sacred is in the ordinary, that it is to be found in one’s daily life, in one’s neighbors, friends, and family, and in one’s backyard.” -Abraham H. Maslow, Religions, Values and Peak Experiences

We all know awe from those amazing soul-smacking experiences that we don’t expect: the incredible sunsets, enormous rainbows, powerful storms,…

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