True North Awakening

January 2023

Sweet Reminders

I keep getting sweet reminders recently how precious life is. I spent the afternoon with 3 elderly men, all in their 90’s. Each of them unique and special in their own way. One in particular, was describing his love that he had lost fairly recently. They were married nearly 70 years and he shared how …

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Just Breathe

I have been thinking a lot about breathing lately.  It’s just one of the many things our amazing bodies can do without any effort on our parts. We go to sleep every night knowing that our bodies will continue to take slow deep breaths and our hearts will continue to beat, sustaining life for one …

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I have been thinking a lot lately about hope. I think about so many times that I have felt hopeless and looking for direction in my life. Feeling so deeply sad about all of my personal losses that piled on so quickly that I felt as if I was drowning in a hopeless state of …

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Lean In

I have been caring for a woman for the past few weeks who is terminal. She is vibrant, brilliant and an independent trailblazer in both her career and personal life. Her smile can light up a room and her sense of humor makes me blush sometimes, secretly wishing that I could be as half as …

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