Tag Archives: Jon Kabat-Zinn

I came in last. And it was great.

I ran a 10 km road race this weekend, and I finished dead last. And it was great. I wasn’t expecting to win. When I registered, I figured that like in the many festive road races I’d run before, I’d … Continue reading

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Surprise, surprise

Where to begin? Life has not lent itself well to blogging lately. Too much living and not enough time to write about it. Maybe that’s the way it should be. I find I am content. Satisfied. Friendly toward myself even. … Continue reading

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Just this! Just this!

In an unusual moment of stillness between the last bite of dinner and the itchiness to get up from the table, I wished my family a Happy Solstice and asked if anyone had a poem, song or blessing to add. … Continue reading

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A few minutes in the hospital lobby

I arrived a little earlier than expected at our local pediatric hospital last Friday. I have spent plenty of hours there with my son, both inpatient and outpatient, or visiting friends whose children are also patients, providing plenty of opportunities … Continue reading

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