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Fire Ceremony

Fire Ceremony Today we hold a fire ceremony. Fire is a fascinating and mesmerizing event, it is not a thing. Fire is an event. It is multi-sensory. You can feel it, hear it, smell it, and if you dare—touch it. It provides warmth, beauty, and light. We can use it to cook our foods, to sit […]

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Mandalas

Various Mandalas on Pinterest Mandala Gallery The Mandala Project

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Mandala Templates (Step 7)

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Resources

Psychology Today Attachment Style Free Online Assessment Mandala Templates Mandalas Fire Ceremony

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The Loss of Belonging Credits

1 https://www.patheos.com/blogs/formerlyfundie/christian-ghosting-destructive-christian-practice-dont-talk 2 https://archive.vcu.edu/english/engweb/transcendentalism/authors/emerson/essays/compensation.html 3 https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/shawshank_redemption/quotes 4 Hebrew Bible, Matthew 22:35-40 (NIV) 5 https://dailypoetry.me/rilke/so-we-live 6 https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/alfred_lord_tennyson_153702 7 HELPGUIDE.ORG Coping with Grief and Loss. https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mdcs/griefloss.htm_617933_7.pdf 8 Ibid 9 Emotional Survival of First Responders. http://www.washingtonfirechiefs.com/Resources/JobAnnouncements/TabId/2329/ArtMID/7730/ArticleID/30136/Emotional-Survival-of-First-Responders.aspx 10 HELPGUIDE.ORG Coping with Grief and Loss. https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mdcs/griefloss.htm_617933_7.pdf 11 https://courses.lumenlearning.com/atd-hostos-childdevelopment/chapter/relationships-and-families-in-adulthood/ 12 Bains, Rupinder. “No Right or Wrong Way to Cope with Grief […]

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Influencer’s Dinner Menu Instructions for April 13, 2019

  Next Influencer’s Dinner August 24, 2019  To recommend someone click HERE. Tonight’s Dinner Cocktails/Mocktails Team  Step 1 Announce to our guests that tonight we are offering Maple Manhattans (whiskey), French Martinis (vodka), or a Ginger Beer (non-alcoholic) Mocktail. Step 2 Take Cocktail/Mocktail Orders from each guest. Step 3 Make Cocktails/Mocktails Maple Manhattan Add: Ice […]

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Influencer’s Dinner

“The fundamental element that defines the quality of our lives is the people we surround ourselves with and the conversations we have with them.” Over the past twenty years, Randy Elrod has dedicated himself to connecting cultural influencers. In 1999 he founded the re:Create Conference, an invitation-only international community of creatives and influencers that met annually […]

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Why I No Longer Write About Trump

I naively believed I could divert the Trump machine from its goal, the simultaneous lobotomization and pickpocketing of his base. With his ancillary purposes of strip-mining the future — forgoing a hopeful tomorrow for the coal-mines of yesterday — and doling out little heaps of nationalistic horror for his worshipers to stoke their fires. Trump […]

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A Few Words and Trivia about Spring Fever (In Which We Meet Lady Bugs from Asia, Indigo Blue Buntings, and We Hear a Naughty Song by Solomon)

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes and 46 seconds. I see Spring everywhere. Especially in the Tennessee Mountains. She’s bustin’ out all over. Let me attempt to help you savor her too. And to encourage you not to be a secret voyuer. Plunge into her and engage with all your being and with all your senses. […]

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My Book Review of “The Threat” by Andrew McCabe

5 out of 5 stars Estimated reading time: Less than 3 minutes. The following quote sets the context for this remarkable book. “It is a point of urgency for Americans to understand what the FBI really does, and why it matters so that the citizens of this country can join together for the common good. […]