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Immerse Week 47 – Healing Old Hurts

During this week you’ll develop a healthier way to overcome your hurts, and you’ll soften the instinct of perfectionism. Revisit old wounds to heal them, not open them afresh. Dear friend, In the soil rich with fear, selfishness, greed, and ignorance, the seeds of unkind words and actions sprout. Such seeds, when they get lodged […]

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Immerse Week 46 – Easy

Appreciate what seems easy, since it often reflects insights obtained by years of toiling. Dear friend, I like it easy. Easy things don’t strain my mind’s muscles. But I easily discount them. As a result, I often take easiness for granted. It risks losing value, meaning, and the joy it might provide me. Easiness is […]

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Immerse Week 45 – Bless the Sneeze

Sprinkle deeper values in routine daily activities. Dear friend, The sneeze is a useful reflex to rid your nose of irritants. Coordinated by a sneezing center in the lower part of the brain (also called the brainstem), sneezing involves elevation of the tongue and lowering of the palate, thus causing partial closure of the mouth, […]

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Immerse Week 44 – Truth

The unpleasant truth is infinitely more precious than pleasant farce. Dear friend, We live in an epidemic of lying. Research shows that about 60 percent of adults lie at least once in a ten-minute conversation. About 40 percent lie on their resumes, and 90 percent lie on their online dating profiles. Lies come in various […]

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Immerse Week 44 – Preferences

During this week you’ll develop flexible preferences and strong principles and cultivate the courage to speak, listen, accept, and live by the truth. Be flexible about your preferences and strong in your principles. Dear friend, Flexibility is often described as the quality of bending without easily breaking. The willow tree is a great model of […]

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Immerse Week 43 – The Sacred Food

Each day feed your body, mind, and soul. Dear friend, Modern aircraft seating comes in multiple varieties. Some of the variations in seating include different types of phone slots, USB and AC ports, tablet ledges, back pitches, winged headrests, fold-down tables, leg and arm rests, recliners, fully flat beds, all the way to large private […]

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Immerse Week 43 – Varying Vulnerabilities

During this week you’ll decrease your vulnerability by deepening your connection with values and softening your attachment to cravings and fears, and you’ll feed your whole being—body, mind, and soul. As long as we have cravings and fears, although the specific vulnerabilities might change, we will stay vulnerable. Dear friend, There was a time I […]

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Immerse Week 42 – Changing and Changeless

Let the changing be perceived as novel and not overwhelming; let the changeless be perceived as comforting and not boring. Dear friend, The idea that created you and me hasn’t changed. That same idea put hearts and lungs in our chests, brains in our skulls, and intestines, livers, and kidneys below our diaphragms. I was […]

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