Author Archives: Nancy

What Will You Leave Behind?

As the year draws to a close I look forward to spending time with family and celebrating New Year’s Eve in meditation with friends. On this last occasion of the year we will all write vows for the next year: … Continue reading

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Seppo’s Spicy Rice Bake

This has always been one of my favorites from 3 Bowls, not just because it’s spicy and delicious but also because it’s so simple. And it has some of my favorite foods: sweet potato, rice, black-eyed peas, collard greens – … Continue reading

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Mindful Quotes for December

I often get a little sad at this time of year. I think it’s from all the expectations stored in my body from when I was a kid. Especially the expectation that something with my name on it would appear … Continue reading

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My Favorite Day of the Year

Sending blessings and good wishes to all for a safe, peaceful and delicious Thanksgiving.

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Becoming Aware 1:2

Situating Yourself: Busy Mind …continued from Becoming Aware 1:1 Throughout this process we will be studying our mind. We will see how it controls us and learn to what extent we have control over it. Being human, most of us … Continue reading

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A Wave, a Book, and a Contest

This is a short story about books, a dream and a contest. The other morning I was jolted awake at the end of a dream. I was walking into water about calf deep, a sea of some sort in front … Continue reading

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Mindful Quotes for November

With the change in weather, the darkening days and the upcoming holidays, I’m feeling a little melancholy today. The words I chose to share this month resonate for me as I dwell in this mood, and I hope something here … Continue reading

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The Art of Listening

How many of us know how to really listen? Do we know how to listen to our own mind as it careens out of control and races off on some tangent or other, into the past or the future? Or … Continue reading

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Blueberry Zucchini Muffins

I made these muffins in August when freshly picked blueberries and farm fresh zucchinis were abundant. But they are just as good any time of the year using frozen organic blueberries and whatever green zucchini you can find. They can … Continue reading

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Brush Painting

I’ve always been drawn to the simplicity, elegance and beauty of Asian ink painting. There is a calmness and serenity that seems to radiate from the delicate nature of each work of art. Earlier this year, with absolutely no training, … Continue reading

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