Staying Present During the Holidays

Sliding out of bed, so as not to disturb a soul.  I tiptoe to the kitchen, brew a pot of coffee, and begin to bake.  Soon the smell of cinnamon and warm bread fill the house.  Thanksgiving.  Family, food, friends, and happiness.  The mood is infectious.  After traveling to each loved one's home we arrive … Continue reading Staying Present During the Holidays

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Meditation for Depression

I do not want to get out of bed.  I do not want to open the curtains.  Willing rain this way, with all its wondrous gloom.  The thought of the day and what it has to bring only intensifies these feelings as I burrow under my blankets.  I cannot even get up to go to … Continue reading Meditation for Depression