Venerable Blog — Respect

Blessing Future Generations—Based on Our Choices Today

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Do you feel it—that something big, something new, something grand and loving, is about to happen? I hold that vision and feeling with you, dear one, and look forward to celebrating our interconnected choice to use our free will to love, to be wise and kind, and to bless.

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Uncover Your Gold

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The Winter Olympics show the world what dedication, hard work, choice, and talent can bring forth in the athletes’ performances. Watching the Olympics, we see only a small part of what must surely add up to the 10,000 hours experts say creates excellence in any field. 

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Who Are Your Five?

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Really, who are the five people you are with or in contact with the most? How do these five impact your life? How are you impacting the lives of those with whom you are one of their five?

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Seen, Heard, and Connected

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"I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship." --Brené Brown If there’s ever been a time in history for people to come together, this is it. We’ve seen and felt the pain of separation in so many ways over the past year or so—and many of us long for kind and loving relationships and ways of being. Together, we have the power to make deep and respectful relationships wherever we are—and as Brené...

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Expanding Confidence & Consciousness

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The energy of the Women’s March anniversary gathering in St. Paul yesterday was mesmerizing. One of the performing Aztec dance groups led me to a conversation that showed how much power each of us has to expand confidence in another—and inspire greater consciousness, too. A beautiful blend of ages, backgrounds, music, interests, passion, connection, and communication filled and blessed the expansive Union Depot building housing this celebration of women.  Held inside this year, sheltered from what would normally be a bone-chilling day (yesterday was not so cold at all though), allowed women to look one another in the eyes and...

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