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Will You Walk with Me?

Since I started this Savor & Serve experiment, I’ve been running away from two hairy questions. I look over my shoulder at them frequently, then, just as quickly, look away. I don’t want to ask these questions. I don’t want to write about them. But you know what? We aren’t going to ask them from […]

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Trust Yourself

I’m part of The Domino Project‘s #Trust30 – Trust Yourself Writing Project. It’s a 30-day writing challenge where 30 writers and thinkers provide writing prompts for 30 days, inspired by Emerson’s classic, Self-Reliance. Today that thinker is me! My prompt: Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to […]

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Write to Change the World Books

How do you write to change the world? It’s certainly a question I’m dancing with – how to fashion words about my experiences and insights that move you to love your life and love the world? Here are the books that are helping me learn how to do that – I hope.   (Taos gals, if […]

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13 Ways to Savor & Serve (unity baby unity)

Let’s bring into action, shall we? 1. Love list: write down what you love. Linger over it. Share it on the bus, at work, on Facebook. When you own what you love, nothing can stop you. 2. Talk to a homeless person (or anyone else you would shy away from) with the same care you […]

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Out and About

I’m hanging out in a couple of different locations today. Head to either or both! Crazy Sexy Life I’m guest posting for Kris Carr, NY Times bestselling author of Crazy Sexy Diet. You should get to know her and all she’s up to, for sure and you can read my post on Five Ways to Get […]

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The Quest of Your Heart

“Last of all, you must want to find it,” she said, flipping her thick black braid off her shoulder. I frowned. What kind of idiot did she take me for? I traveled 3200 miles, by cab, two airplanes, by rental car over dusty washboard roads for three and half arm numbing hours, and finally, by […]

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Bucket List Got You Down? Try a Thimble List

I do not have a bucket list. On paper, I love the idea of it – a list of things to experience in life – and I can certainly see how such a list could motivate you to open more to wonder. As much as I love adventure (I’m in Portland this weekend at the […]

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Emerson and Self-Trust: A Personal Invite

Tickled to be one of the “thought leaders” (that phrase always makes me giggle) celebrating Emerson’s 208th birthday. The Domino Project is republishing Self-Reliance by Emerson and to bring your attention to this lovely volume, they have a great invite for you. But first why I love Emerson Emerson is all about self-trust and self-trust […]

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Oprah’s Final Show

  “Start embracing the life that is calling you and use your life to serve the world.”   — Oprah Those words sing to you, don’t they? They make you say YES, please, YES! They certainly do me. (Thanks to everyone, including Goddess Leoni, who sent them my way.) Now the question is: How do you […]

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The Writer’s Retreat Contest Winner

Please read this post before you scan to see if you won – please. Being of service means choosing – choosing where you can give your limited time and energy, where you can share your limited resources. At first, I did not want to choose a winner for this contest. I did not want to […]

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