How to Care: A Gentle Call for Compassion in the Face of Depression

I sometimes wonder, have we lost the ability or the inclination to care? I guess the optimist in me would like to think the reality is not quite as bleak as that… Not yet, I hope. No. I would like to imagine instead a world where we simply don’t know how to care in the […]

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It’s Great When We’re Together (or, A Musical Manifesto)

Okay, so it’s time to announce a new category… Musical Manifesto! Hello and welcome, my usual delights and newcomers alike! This post is by yours truly, the one and only Jocelyn Teri (or Magic Johnson in closer circles… and I think by now most of us are all there on that same page!). So a […]

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The Gift of Kintsugi: A Love Letter

Dearest Golden Repair    Broken pieces have always found their way into my life. It’s no wonder I love my mosaic mirror so… Yet another gift and reminder that I am so very loved. Funny that. And stories that tell of gathering up the scattered fragments of the world, like the Myth of the Shattering […]

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A Lesson in Compassion & Wisdom (or Buddhism for Dummies)

Dearest Students My hands tremble as I type this but I fear not. I keep a Bible verse very close to my heart. Be still and know that I am God. It doesn’t get much better than that in life. But here are my final words for you all. Fear not the cruel in this […]

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Come Together

Recently I was gifted something truly beautiful by a dear friend of mine. I was to undertake a three day meditation workshop through an incredible non-profit organization, The Art of Living. All expenses covered. The only thing my friend asked in return was for my commitment. So fair enough. It had been a stressful time […]

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