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5 Warning Signs That I Should Avoid a Barista Career

I almost did it again … pour ground coffee into the brew basket without a filter. If there is anyone out there who never messed up using today’s convenient, fool-proof coffee makers, you deserve a medal. I’ve realized I need … Continue reading

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The Gift of Creativity

Christmas is a time to give creative gifts, something children intuitively love to do. On a December morning when eight years old, I received monumental inspiration. I had recently learned from my big brother how to make ash trays out … Continue reading

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Why it takes so long to get things done

Some days, no matter how ambitious I feel, it takes me foreeeeeever to get things done. On a recent Saturday morning, I made two salads and one dessert for an evening dinner with guests. I’ve made these recipes for years, … Continue reading

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My Job is Spiritual? Hah! Are You Joking?

Yes, it is. And no, I’m not. Where we are right now is an ideal place to gain spiritual understanding. Here. Now. The nature of existence is to learn through experience and thereby expand understanding. When we expand awareness, we … Continue reading

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November 3 New Moon and Eclipse Influences

Have you been experiencing change in your life? November 3 we had a new moon and eclipse. What was that about? It was about taking action to set into motion changes you have considered making in your life. New moon … Continue reading

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What is Success, Really?

Congratulations on being on the road to success, because you are someone who seeks to learn from experiences. (I know that if you read this, you do…) Life is intended to be about “what do I learn from this?” instead … Continue reading

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Invite the New Moon to Support You

The new moon is a time of renewal… a time to let go that which is no longer useful in life, which frees up your life, allowing space for the new, the current, that which is relevant today. Try this … Continue reading

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The Art of Passing It On

Our friend Andrew planned for four years to take his wife and son to the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta in early October. This entails dragging yourself, wife and grumpy kid out of bed before sunrise, donning the warmest clothes you can … Continue reading

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A Gift of Empowerment

David was born with cerebral palsy. As a teenager riding in the car with a buddy one day, his friend guided the car over to the side of the road and instructed David, “Now it’s your turn to drive”.  David … Continue reading

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A Gift of Fun

As a small child, I fondly anticipated visits from our neighbor, Mac. A rotund farmer, his face was lined with deep furrows formed from too much sun, too little rain, and chronic money worries.  Yet every time he saw me, … Continue reading

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