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Finding Meraki in Our Lives

This is one of my favorite words that I never get a chance to use. It’s a Greek word, which I find interesting because I think it looks and sounds more Japanese than anything. It is a verb–sometimes an adverb–and … Continue reading

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Telling Your Stories for the Sake of Others

I finished this book today. It was the first of the memoirs I found about families touched by spina bifida. Diane was born in the 1940’s before they had any options to help babies born with the condition. Her family … Continue reading

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Being a Creative Introvert

So how many of you reading this are introverts? Is it hard for you to sit down and do anything creative that is going to be exposed to someone else? I have a really hard time with that. I’m just … Continue reading

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Learning to Live With Chronic Illness

I’m sorry if this image is a trigger to you. It was one that so made me think MIGRAINE!! I just finished reading Maia Sepp’s The Migraine Mafia. The title refers to the support group she found where she met … Continue reading

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Thoughts from A Mother

Marly Cornell’s talk “The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me” presented 9.8.13 at the Lake Harriet Spiritual Center is on YouTube. I thought I’d share it with you all as a followup to yesterday’s book review. Thoug

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The Able Life of Cody Jane by Marly Cornell

“I have thought about the writing thing, and thought I’d write a bio about my life, but everyone does that. It’s boring. I have been thinking about it actually, and thought it might be fun writing children’s books. For one, … Continue reading

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What If Things Were Different?

I’m reading The Able Life of Cody Jane by Marly Cornell, and I was hoping to finish it in time to tell you all about it tonight, but I don’t think I will. Reading the stories of other people, especially … Continue reading

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Creativity and Spirituality and Healing All Rolled into One

Since I told you all yesterday about Kate Wolfe-Jenson, I decided last night it was finally time for me to sit down and read this book. Dancing with Monsters: Chronic Illness as Chronic Transformation is one of the books I’ve … Continue reading

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Celebrating Creativity

Dealing with chronic illness is a creative project: chronic healing.Chronic healing is dancing with the chronic illness monster.–Kate Wolfe-Jenson Kate Wolfe-Jenson is a creativity celebrant who blogs at http://www.wolfe-jenson.com and http://www.journeydancing.com. She founded Creative Experiments, Inc. since creative experiments had … Continue reading

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All Writers Are Created Equal. Well, Not Really.

I found an intriguing article when trying to find something to write about tonight. The National Writers Union has a diversity section on their website. One of the diverse groups covered in this section is writers with disabilities. Being a … Continue reading

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