Tempelhofer Feld

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When we moved to Japan and I started introducing myself as an American to strangers, I often felt a mix of shame and pride. Growing up in America allowed me immense privilege, that I never had to recognize because it was always there; I was born into it, raised inside it and quite used to takingRead more

Divinity Sonntag

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This is post inspired by Deepak Chopra and Adam Plack’s Soul of Healing Affirmations, which I discovered in an iTunes search for meditation inspiration. My body is a field of divine energy, divine intelligence, divine organization at the level of being. I will know that infinity is contained in this little vessel that I call my body.Read more

Compassion • Mitleid

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This is post inspired by Deepak Chopra and Adam Plack’s Soul of Healing Affirmations, which I discovered in an iTunes search for meditation inspiration. I will see a stranger today through the eyes of compassion. I will remind myself that this stranger has parents and people who love her, just like me. I will remind myself that thisRead more

B is for Bunding

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This is post inspired by Deepak Chopra and Adam Plack’s Soul of Healing Affirmations, which I discovered in an iTunes search for meditation inspiration. Today I will bond with others, knowing that the other is myself, just in disguise. Through this bond of communion, I will let go of my separate self and I will connect withRead more

Hump Day • Mittwoch

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Four Immutable Laws of the Spirit by Harrison Owen 1) Whoever is present are the right people 2) Whenever it begins is the right time 3) Whatever happens is the only thing that could have happened 4) When it’s over, it’s over Today I didn’t want to leave our borrowed flat, even though I also didn’t wantRead more

Viktoriapark

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Grand Slam by Marjorie Maddox Dreams brimming over, childhood stretched out in legs, this is the moment replayed on     winter days when frost covers the field, when age steals away wishes. Glorious sleep that seeps back      there to the glory of our baseball days.