... this is where i return to find myself

When you grow up poor, memories of food taste especially good. These memories hold for me the origins of

who I am, and the many valuable life lessons that unfold in deeper meaning over time.

These memories are even more poignant when I realize that they can ignite the soul of a failing mind.

These are the memories that I want to preserve to remind myself when I can no longer remember.

childhood memories

banana karma

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As a toddler, I was left alone during my afternoon naps.  Usually I slept long enough for mom to

finish her errands ...

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asking for milk

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I was dropped off at the threshold of my biological father's home to ask for milk money,

aka child support ...

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bento for the heart

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Life got better as I started kindergarten.

I would carry my own lunch box, and be shuttled back and forth between school and home ...

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sweet orange marmalade

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I have savory memories of slathering translucent jelly on lightly toasted bread, with miniature orange rind oozing out with each bite ...

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dumplings to keep warm

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Taiwan in the 70's flourished with streetside vendors of clothes, shoes, hats, glasses, plastic housewares, toys, anything light-weight that ...

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streetside eateries

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 On the island of Formosa, now known as Taiwan, the mélange of Chinese and Japanese cultures came together ...

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Storytelling

... LOOKING INTO MY SOUL-BODY TO CONNECT WITH THE FORGOTTEN ME ...

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developmental awareness

Moments in Time

I get lost in life's moments ...

overwhelmed when I can't locate my significance, and underwhelmed when living feels mundane.

It turns out ... it's about taking one moment at a time,

one breath in and one breath out.

Living is breathing.


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Powers at Play

 I wonder often ... about mutuality in relationships. How do we offer ourselves to others without expecting the same? How do we accept what others give us and not ask for more? How do we receive in

full faith that what is available to us is

the best for all considered?

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#MeThree Rising

  #MeThree is an invitation to examine the “me” relative to “us and them”. Cultivating and sustaining the person-to-person connection is absolutely necessary for working with others, yet this awareness is not always present.

What does our relational work ask of us?

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forthcoming ...

July 2019

sharing about ...

August 2019

emerging from ...

September 2019

disclaimer

The publisher of this website intends for the words and imagery to convey mutual love and respect on a person to person level. A sincere apology is extended here for any perception or experience to the contrary.

Grateful for your readership.