Finding Gold in Armageddon of the Brain

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As I leave my eighth home in seven months, making my 15th move in three years, I’m exhausted. But a mind-blowing and glowing quadruple rainbow graces the sky upon my exit.  Sections of it follow me all 15 miles to my next home, a tent in a friend’s back yard. I’ve never seen anything like it, and feel instantly blessed. Have you ever stretched you wings and jumped out of your comfort zone? I’m guessing yes. Any time you grow, … Read More

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JAMMING IN THE FACE OF VIOLENCE: Michael Jackson’s Resilience

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Is your head spinning from the violence in this country? Mine is. But the media spins it even more: it fans the flames of fear, which solves nothing. Michael Jackson showed us that to really heal the world, we have to confront injustice and fan love’s flame. I’m taking a break from writing this week, but I’ll be back next week to explore how Michael managed to dance through the chaos and keep changing the world. Meanwhile, I invite you … Read More

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THIS IS WHAT RESILIENCE LOOKS LIKE: Living Michael Jackson’s Lessons

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Was I angry? Absolutely. Did I feel powerless, like they wanted me to? Not at all. I knew Spirit was right there with me and speaking through me. Who else was quietly demanding that the men with guns treat me with dignity? Who else had the courage to say, “Even if others decided to evict us, you are carrying out the orders. You are responsible for your actions.” I know the men will be chewing on those words for a … Read More

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