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Reblog: The Tipping Point of Illness by Charlie Morris

Below is a very good article by Charlie Morris from 2010 – one that didn’t make it onto his new website.   I’m reblogging this here because I’ve been living the truth of this article for several months.   Karmic situations … Continue reading

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Healing through hardship

Yes, there is a level right now where I am fine, an aspect where my soul sparkles mightily. But I am writing this article tonight to attend to my own care and acknowledge that my life path  is entering a period … Continue reading

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Seeing beyond the material and working with doctors

I have a doctor that I see on a regular basis, who helps me track the more subtle aspects of my diabetes, stress and my ability to keep up with all that life has given me.   When your system is sensitive, … Continue reading

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Poem: Sight

I don’t want to see it I want him to be As independent as he thinks he is I don’t want to see The mechanics of the ticking clock Winding down Channels closing, even as remission Is about to be … Continue reading

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Shell

I’m here, 4:00am, with the compulsion to write.  I went to my father’s follow-up appointment yesterday in a very human experience of “dread”.   This was the appointment with his main kidney doctor who has been tracking his life-threatening auto-immune … Continue reading

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Fourth Mastercleanse Fast-Day 2

I’ve made a commitment for my own healing over the last year.   It is to do the Mastercleanse fast for at least 7 days, four times a year until certain symptoms resolve.   The first time I ever did … Continue reading

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Bathe in Nature Redux

I ache.  I haven’t been out in nature very much for the last two months now, a consequence of the “stress” of navigating my father’s medical care. But today, now that the holidays are complete, I took the hour to … Continue reading

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Digging in my heels

I haven’t written for a while,  the medical situation with my father and holding my family life steady has required all my attention.   It felt good to blanket myself in the holiday time away from external influences.  I fasted … Continue reading

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Haven

I thought last week was the last hurrah for going SUP’ing out on the lake, but no, my son and I had one more chance yesterday afternoon.  All I can say is what a gift,  what a haven and a … Continue reading

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Cadence

I made the same salad he liked when he tried it in the hospital.  Jicama, pear and cucumber salad with lime and cilantro.   My cousin sent me a video about using hydrogen peroxide in food baths being good for … Continue reading

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