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Intimacy Investment: Growing in Relationships

Intimacy Investment: Growing in Relationships

When we want things, we evaluate the money, time and resources in order to make a decision. Even if it is a personal desire, we choose to commit to the level of investing that we are ready and willing to give. Yet when it comes to relationships, so many of us give it...

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Sacred Space

Sacred Space

Do you have spaces, times and places in our lives designed for the purpose of feeling spiritual? Are these protected and honored?  One of my favorite meditations by Sarah Blondin is “Making Your Life Sacred.” She asks the listener to explore creating sacred space...

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When You Meet a Cougar!

When You Meet a Cougar!

On my recent vacation, I embarked upon a 3-mile trail run in Bend, Oregon.  I was being challenged with the usual things, like altitude change, trail vs street and hills.  At the half-way point of the loop, I happened upon a sign stapled to a tree that was...

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One Weekend: Two Goals

One Weekend: Two Goals

Have you ever dreaded going on a vacation?I do it often. I make plans for the chance to get away and as the time draws near, I begin to talk myself out of going.   I had a retreat with a group of friends this past weekend and I made some discoveries and...

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I Love You

I Love You

It has been just over three days. I keep checking the chat thread, just in case, there is a clue, a new word, a hidden message. The last words she shared with me are "Thank you Kim.  Love you."  My dear friend passed this world a few days ago, unexpectedly...

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Feeling and Healing

Feeling and Healing

The tears move now, bubbling and gurgling up from deep inside.  The last evening we shared is a memory, the memorial service is complete and people physically move back into normal routines.  For me, it is time to release the emotions as the feelings...

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The Real Picture!

I love to run! Runners love to share information! I usually share statistics and excitement, occasionally sharing my injuries. I want to share with you the other side of my story, the real picture as a runner. The intention is to share a vulnerable glimpse of the...

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New Relationships!

There is a new member of our household and, this time, it is most certainly a girl!  She is a gorgeous 3 month-old, long-haired, gray with tan rescue kitty.  Her name is Remi!   Some fun details for you are as follows!  The outdoor kitty that...

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To Swim or Not to Swim?

To Swim or Not to Swim?

I swam in the pool on Tuesday morning. Sounds fairly normal, right? It was an exercise in visualization that I learned in real time! I had listened to a podcast by David Neagle the previous evening. In this edition, The Power of Visualization, he narrated how he held...

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Running from Napa to Sonoma: A Game-Changer

Running from Napa to Sonoma: A Game-Changer

Moving from dread and obligation into joy created more than I expected! I sent race pictures to my coach for feedback and sat waiting for some technical observation of my running form, shoe evaluation or some advice on how to follow my training plan a bit more...

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