Oh My, Delicious Sleep

I have been sleep challenged since my father’s death many years ago. Add a heart that didn’t function very well and a partner with stage 4 cancer and peaceful sleep became out of reach. But I manage rather well with naps, early to bed sometimes, sometimes a bit of a sleep in, and just trucking along. I know those of you who parent young children know exactly what I mean. I also suspect everyone who carries a big work load or is filled with angst, expectations, concerns, worries, uncertainties…..you, know, most everyone! also understands what not sleeping well is like. We’ve all been there at some point.

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Highly Successful Vision Quest…..My Style

Although I have been aching to sit at my desk and write about my month in Michigan, I have equally been hesitant! It was an excellent month. Every minute was full of meaning and purpose. That in fact is what I learned in a new and deeper way: how to intentionally make every moment matter. By using my breathing, my focus, and by being intentional; by reminding myself frequently that all of this matters, that this is who I am and this is my life and it is sacred and I love it, I was able to find a dimension within myself that I have not touched in a long while.

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