Tag Archives: Meditation

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New life, it was contained in each new breath, each inhale an opportunity, each exhale the moment to begin. A heart in haste settled, synchronizing with her lungs, her mind settling while air flowed in and out. How strange, but … Continue reading

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Forever Is

The forever that was a forever away became forever now, a moment between milestones, footfalls crossing lifetime’s bridge, a hand, her hand, helping her to the other side. Such is truth that is self-truth affirmations spoken now, soothing the soul … Continue reading

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Anxiety Management Through a Cancer Scare

For someone who suffers from anxiety and can’t take medications for it, this last week was a long week, an extraordinary test of the coping strategies I’ve been employing since 2020. My cancer scare was thankfully no more than that, … Continue reading

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The Fabric

Cross-legged on the floor, she quieted her mind, sought the fabric that was existence, that was the entirety of life. She was unique, gifted with meaning and purpose, bestowed with the knowledge she could create her future one act at … Continue reading

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Don’t be Held Hostage, Be Aware

Actually, the full line is, “Don’t be held hostage by your past.” At the moment, I’m struggling, but I also know I’ll prevail because I’m aware and have a plan. That knowledge is my advantage over what spring causes. Yes, … Continue reading

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Waves

Waves descending, crashing as darkness on her mind, as despair, an unwanted episode she wouldn’t tolerate, not again, not ever again, not if she could help it, and oh how she could help it. Waves approaching, promising stillness, whispering peace, … Continue reading

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Shadow Horizon

In the interest of clarity she wrapped her mind around a thought, her consciousness finding the light in her mind’s eye. With her next breath she found air, an inhale unheard, bringing life, held ever so gently before the exhale. … Continue reading

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Anger Undone

It burst forth, molten hot. Anger! Every hurt. Every cruelty inflicted. Each time she was abandoned. In its wake, a question. Whispering waves. What was she doing? Reliving the past was letting them hurt her forever. The tears dried. She … Continue reading

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In This Moment

In this moment, no past, no future, no needs to meet, nor tasks to complete. There’s now, this space, this place, existing between the headwind and the breeze at your back. The air moving in and out, your lungs expanding, … Continue reading

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Ghost of Creation

It’d tried to take her in those long ago days, tried to end her life. She’d kept breathing, endured. Was she alive? She wondered sometimes, heard tales of the dying while she lived, thrived alone, created. There was damage, but … Continue reading

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