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Posts Tagged "mindful"

“The Tao Does Nothing, and Nothing is Left Undone.”

Posted by on Dec 20, 2014 in Blog Posts |

“The Tao Does Nothing, and Nothing is Left Undone.”

“The Tao does nothing and nothing is left undone”, is a pearl of ancient Chinese wisdom inspired by the Tao Te Ching written by Lao Tsu. This is not an admonishment to be lazy and do nothing, but rather, this is a call to exercise Wu Wei, non-striving, natural and effortless action, following and surrendering to natural law. It means to live with an understanding of the Tao, the natural flow and rhythm of life, to live in alignment with its wisdom and not fight against its principles. Lao Tsu...

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Crunch time, childbirth and parent preparation, a shell game of profitable facade

Posted by on May 17, 2014 in Blog Posts |

Crunch time, childbirth and parent preparation, a shell game of profitable facade

As the world spins ever faster, driven in part by increasing technological advances, I notice how this has created changes in many areas, including how parents want birth support services delivered, and in the time they are willing to spend in preparation for birth and parenthood. Sadly, I see these things being whittled down into only the barest efficient and essential elements. This time- pressed paring, leaves out some of the most loving, supportive, and important aspects, such as face- to-...

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Regarding Future Assurances of a Successful Birth

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Blog Posts |

Regarding Future Assurances of a Successful Birth

To insist on knowledge and assurance of a predictable, carefully planned and perfectly orchestrated future in order to feel safe, secure, and happy in the present, is to negate the very thing we desire. We have no such promise. The best we can do is to predict, guess at, or hope for a future that follows our best laid plans and dreams. The very nature of life is impermanence and change, unexpected things will always arise, and everything in life will evolve. Even that which we call “I” is not...

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