Category Archives: Deep Breathing Moments: Meditations for the Unpremeditated

a chance to reflect on life and accentuate its meaning –
It is referred to as Meditations for the Unpremeditated since these selections for common people do not require any meditative skills, and even allow humor.

Honeysuckle Air: Holding Foot

I am probably not the only wife who was born with cold feet. After our marriage had settled into decades, there were times we went to bed only because we were tired and longed for sleep. Yet our mutual fondness … Continue reading

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Deep Breathing Moments: My Macaroni Meltdown

Walking on macaroni  became the theme of my weekend. I didn’t intend it to be that way for sure!  As I said, it wasn’t my choice. The macaroni just volunteered! Obviously the week isn’t over yet! My run of bad … Continue reading

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A Slice of Happy: Holding the High Note

Caregivers risk the danger of being on guard 24/7.  There are times when that is necessary. However, in order to sustain the role effectively, it becomes urgent for a caregiver to carve out some time in the daily routine.  Having … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Air: Tears for My Country

This started as a short presentation at a public gathering to process the 2016 election. Wearing red, white and blue, I stood by a container of water, removed my red, white and blue necklace, then dipped it into the water. … Continue reading

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Meditation: Sunshine Rain

As a lifelong teacher, I always taught my students the value of nature, like daylight, sunshine,trees, and the relaxed beauty of darkness. (We even gave names to construction paper like sunshine for yellow, daylight for white, topsoil for brown, and darkness for … Continue reading

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Meditation: Growing Older–This May Hurt!

As we were celebrating his birthday, a dear friend quipped, “As I approach 50 I realize that growing older will hurt.” Now if you already have already “grown older” you know that so many doctors, younger by the way, say … Continue reading

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A Defining Moment: An Old Age Love Story

Jack’s life was no big deal. He excelled in business yet seemed to find affairs of the heart a bit challenging. Yet he eventually lived a love story that would melt the heart of the devil himself. On the way … Continue reading

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