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The Little Victories

March 4, 2012

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Goodness, has it really been three months since my last blog? Seems that I’ve been busier than I thought. Truth is, these last few months have been very eventful. I’ve taken big steps to streamline my life and rid myself of many obstacles that materialized in the last few years. I took a good look […]

Sneaky September

September 2, 2011

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September sneaked up in me this year.  I have realized that I have not been very productive with my blogging in the past few months.  I feel a bit guilty about it, but at the same time I feel that my detachment from this blog is a result of my continued practice of, well, detachment.  […]

The Daily Miracle

March 4, 2011

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“People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the […]

The Dream

February 17, 2011

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I have been involved in many adventures that have brought on great changes in my life in the last two years.  Pursuing a minimalist lifestyle has made me more aware of my surroundings and more importantly, myself.  As I simplified my life, I discovered that I could carry on with less material possessions and that […]

New Year, New Goals

January 6, 2011

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2010 has come to an end.  It was a very important year in my life because it was the year that I chose to detach myself from many distractions surrounding me.  It saw the beginning of this very blog and brought many positive changes in my life.  I have accomplished a lot in the last […]

A Lighter Load

December 1, 2010

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Yesterday I came home from work and greeted my wonderful dog before laying on my bed to unwind with some music as I stared at the ceiling.  It’s my usual routine.  The next step usually includes a little TV, some reading, or playing with my dog.  All these things are done outside of my room.  […]

Farewell to the Land Lovers

August 19, 2010

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Disconnecting from all the things that I see as harmful to myself and the world is going to take a lot of work and some new knowledge and habits.  This evening I cleaned out my pantry and discovered a lot of expired food items.  I don’t know why I kept them for so long.  My […]