Category Archives: Spiritual Guidance

Encountering the Self through Writing Spiritual Memoir

Judy is offering her Spiritual Autobiography course online! Yahoo! Dates: September 10 — October 8, 2017 Description: While most writing workshops tell us to write about what we know, it turns out that in spiritual memoir, or autobiography, we can … Continue reading

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Spiritual Renewal Retreat

Please Note: We are considering cancelling this workshop due to low number of participants. If you are planning to come and haven’t let us know yet, please email us at nickyandjudy@gmail.com before Friday, April 29th. Hoping we can still make … Continue reading

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Continued Lessons in Perspective…

Our recent trip to Hawai’i, in support of friends dealing with cancer, offered us another wonderful lesson on perspective (see earlier post on this subject: https://learningtoreawaken.wordpress.com/2014/09/14/a-simple-matter-of-perspective/). We came to realize that amidst everything else we were experiencing, we were seeing … Continue reading

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A Life of Bayberries and Seaweed…

I absolutely love the smell of bayberry bushes (Myrica or Morrella pensylvanica)! And I’m so fortunate that many of our daily walks these days involve wandering through knee-high bayberries along high cliffs above the Atlantic ocean. Though not particularly aromatic … Continue reading

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A Simple Matter of Perspective

One of the stories we find ourselves often sharing these days, when asked about our time on the Camino trail, is about how incredible it was to have such a singular focus: Our intention each day was to walk. To … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

As we were driving up Montague Road in Shutesbury I had to pull the car over several times as my grief threatened to send me off the sides of the narrow dirt road. I had to stop again as we … Continue reading

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Lost & Found

Do you have the patience to wait Until the mud settles & the water is clear? Can you remain unmoving Until the right action arises by itself? ~ Lao Tzu On our morning walk, Shanti, his new friend Eena, and … Continue reading

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Conscious Eating: Remembering Our Intimate Connections to the Earth

Aware of the suffering caused by unmindful consumption, I vow to cultivate good health, both physical and mental, for myself, my family, and my society by practicing mindful eating, drinking and consuming. I vow to ingest only items that preserve … Continue reading

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The Uncertainty of Certainty :)

As human beings, not only do we seek resolution, but we also feel that we deserve resolution. However, not only do we not deserve resolution, we suffer from resolution. We don’t deserve resolution; we deserve something better than that. We … Continue reading

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The Way

You get your power from the first step. It’s exhilarating….After that, everything falls into place. Your power comes from that first step. What a lot of people can’t accept is that there is no control. You can’t see the entire … Continue reading

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