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Garden Girls

It’s Saturday in mid-November and snow is coming. We just bought our cross-country ski equipment at the annual ski swap, raked up the last of the leaves, and unhinged the planters to store in our garden shed alongside pots, tarps, shovels, rakes and wheelbarrow. I circle in and out of the house, setting another load…

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Dancing with Fear / Courting Bravery

As a counselor, I’ve spent a lot of time discussing fear; helping clients accept it, “dance with it”, and come to a place of non-resistance. On countless occasions, I’ve witnessed the miracles that happen when any of us lays down the sword we’ve wielded against our fear. A vault of internal reserves opens when we…