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Welcome: The Priceless Gifts of Hospitality

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
“Dining with one’s friends and beloved family is certainly one of life’s primal and most innocent delights, one that is both soul-satisfying and eternal.”~Julia Child Julia’s wise, evocative words have been echoing for me lately…

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Kindness: It’s Contagious!

I read a moving letter in an advice column from a lonely widower who had been the surprised beneficiary of a generous act of kindness from two strangers.  His tale lodged a lump of emotion in my throat and filled … Continue reading

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Kindness, Kindness, Kindness

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
I think about kindness a lot.  Kindness is redemptive, heartwarming, inspiring, infectious, transformative–whether we are its witness, donor or recipient.  And we all know how a simple act of kindness can offer hope, light the…

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Kindness: Spread The Magic!

Ahhhhhh, kindness.  Its glittering magic is available to us humans all the time.  And like glitter, a little of the gleam from our kind acts manages to stick to us whenever we shower kindness on another. As someone who actively … Continue reading

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Sparking Generosity

  One of my adult kiddos just conceived of and single-handedly spearheaded the planning, funding and implementation for an event to enrich the imaginations and lives of 100 young students from an underserved area nearby.  Students she doesn’t know and … Continue reading

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What Are You Practicing?

I took a yoga class yesterday for the first time in several years.  It was an excellent, thoughtful class and I am really glad I went to it. It was also a very challenging class.  Every pose had been difficult … Continue reading

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Mending With Light: Santa Hat Chronicles

After a rocky day, I get up, grateful for another go.  Hopeful. As I clear dishes from the table, I decide to glance at the newspaper, which I have held off on lately.  The spate of suffering and hostility staggers … Continue reading

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