8
Feb
2017
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A Love Affair with Writing and Creativity (Not Knowing What You are Doing)

Sometimes it just drops in * active possibility * writer’s advantage As I was sitting on the couch this morning writing I began to wonder, What does it feel like to fall in love? I continued to write in my journal and realized that I am in love. In love with writing. In love with...
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7
Feb
2017
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Make It An Adventure: Let Your Soul Lie Down in the Grass THE WORLD IS TOO FULL TO TALK ABOUT

When our family is going through difficult times or when we feel challenged we say, “wonderful, another grand adventure! I like to think of my life as one big, playful adventure. Play, for me, includes everything that life presents moment-to-moment. Today I’m inspired by Rumi’s wisdom: Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what...
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6
Feb
2017
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Be There: Love It Enough

  Focus on the ‘out breath’ while pushing gently and birthing your in-born gifts. ~ inspired by Karen McMillan’s Stillness Meditation Beginnings happen again and again. We see beginnings in nature. In our waking lives. In our night dreams. In our experiences and the stories that we share. I gave birth to my surrogate son,...
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5
Feb
2017
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FAQ: 21-Day ‘Start Your Memoir’ Challenge

Thank you for participating in the 21 Day ‘Start Your Memoir’ Challenge. PLEASE NOTE**You will receive 2 separate emails each day of the 21-day Challenge– (Prompts & Blog Posts) Not a participant? Wanna play? You can join here. (It’s free.) The following info will help you get the most out of the experience, and hopefully answer...
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30
Nov
2016
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The Dance of ShadowPlay: Creating Meaningful Change

For 21 years I began to receive recurring dreams where I am criticized, dismissed, and ignored. These dreams include characters who represent members of my play community in waking life. Being part of of my tribe, these folks are like family to me, and so, the pain at being dismissed lives in my body and influences my everyday...
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22
Sep
2016
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Memoir Project: Dusting Myself Off, Putting my High Boots on & Going Back In!

After a lot of procrastination I have published three excerpts from my memoir in revision. I’ve also shared several writer’s notes over the last few days. You can find Memoir Project entries HERE and a couple Writer’s Notes HERE I had full intentions this morning to continue to write and revise my memoir’s manuscript this morning but I was stopped...
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16
Aug
2016
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Memoir Project: The Next Chapter

Summer has brought with it attention to healing and recovery. What supports me is injured. I’m keeping what benefits me and letting go of what no longer serves. I’ve been artificially holding up my upper torso. Dropping into my natural stance and walk makes me feel much more at ease. I’ve been holding on for almost...
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5
Jul
2016
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Asking for Guidance: Patterns of Remembering

June 24th Dream: GUIDELINES TO HELP ME PASS THROUGH A DOOR TO MY MEMORY I’m in an Alzheimer’s facility. My sister, Patty, is standing beside me. She is a tall, big woman (my sister in waking life looks very different from this dream figure representing my sister, shadow). I’m wondering when Michael is going to...
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13
Jun
2016
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A Life Well-Lived is Play-FULL

How do you define play, Mary Alice? The art of playing in the everyday  could be ‘the art of meditating in the everyday’, Jamie said. For me, its simple really and a commitment to Self-development. Practicing the art of playing in the everyday is my life practice and viewpoint–my compass. Meditative walking, reflecting while I do the...
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19
May
2016
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Saying YES to my KID + Ready to GO!

Slow Down, Kids at Play– that’s YOU and ME! Lets say YES to our KID and Play on… Bailey’s Cold: Came home from my week with three of my grandchildren blessed with Bailey’s cold. Body Time. Stopping and Listening… Labyrinth On Labyrinth Day I walked my playful journey at Pam’s Labyrinth in Sequim. I noticed...
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