On this day, when I am not writing, I was lucky to read Sara’s latest post. I’ve followed Sara for a while and I love what she writes. We live very different lives, a long, long way from each other. Me in the Pacific NW and Sara in a beautiful spot in Australia. But we have chatted and shared, and this post really hit the spot today. Wise, well written, and touching. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

The Practical Mystic

‎One of the most calming and powerful actions you can do…in a stormy world is to stand up and show your soul. Soul on deck shines like gold in dark times ~ Clarissa Pinkola Estes

I was talking to my uncle the other day – my mother’s brother. This side of my family are oddly isolated. Each family member and their little family operates much like a satellite – spinning around in the atmosphere, occasionally bumping into each other and then bouncing off again on their solo journey. Even more oddly, many of us live in the same neighbourhood. I am no different – I love to bump satellites with them, but rarely go to the trouble of organising a proper get together. A shame really, because I really like them, this eclectic bunch of healers and artists.

So, anyway, here I am at this function and my uncle and…

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About Dawn Quyle Landau

Mother, Writer, treasure hunter, aging red head, and sushi lover. This is my view on life, "Straight up, with a twist––" because life is too short to be subtle! Featured blogger for Huffington Post, and followed on Twitter by LeBron James– for reasons beyond my comprehension.
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