Fragments of Samsara

Mandala painting by Jill Sans.

sam·sa·ra
/səmˈsärə/
the cycle of death and rebirth to which life in the material world is bound.

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My Mother Taught Me Things

from: 108 Days of American Sentence – Day 9: Arms Wrap Around Me

I am surrounded, supported, and loved by strong, beautiful women.

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Pleasure Consciousness and Rewiring Your Body/Brain

For someone who experienced regular physical and emotional trauma as a young person, rewiring my body and brain toward joyful wellbeing is crucial for my happiness. A tradition of exhilaration is good for the mind, body, and soul. Why not take a few minutes to deliberately feel good everyday – and see what power a healing habit can have in your own life?

Photo (of yours truly): Spencer Lloyd Photography

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A Conversation With Place: Returning to Our Council

“In such important times, common sense may say to return to the root of our humanity, grow down as well as grow up. With a sturdy foundation, we become strong and responsible to really effect change in the world which stems from our natural creative selves.” ~ Will Reynolds

photo: Holly Troy

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Speaking to the Water

It’s been unusually dry in Flagstaff. And warm. In the meantime, the ski resort is making snow with reclaimed water.

photo: Holly Troy

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The most beautiful thing

Early childhood Latter Day Saints storybook memory and how I learned that God was not a grumpy old man who spied on me from the sky.

This piece is featured in Elizabeth Hellstern’s interactive creation, the Telepoem Booth.

photo: Holly Troy 

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