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Sunday Pause 2/5/23

February welcomes a few important traditions: February 1 marked the mid point between the Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox, known as the pre-Christian holiday of Imbolc. We start to see the gradual shift in seasons, winter and sunlight. I thank one of my favorite...

Priority Registration is Open!

Hello colleagues wishing for community, connection and expansion in your IFS application and fluency! My parts are vibrating with energy and excitement as Priority Registration opened today for those on the Interest List. Registrations are coming in! We're looking...

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Sunday Pause 1/15/23

  Hello wonderful human, How are you this extended weekend, as tomorrow’s holiday honors the courageous and committed Martin Luther King, Jr. I invite you to join me in doing, reading or listening to something, or engaging with another from the heart of MLK,...

Welcoming a New Year!

Welcoming a Happy New Year, friend! We've collectively navigated a lot since my last mailing 12/18, with holiday preparations and celebrations, weather and travel challenges, family and social gatherings to attend—or not, reflecting on the past year and the year to...

Sunday Pause: Welcoming the Light. Honoring the Darkness.

December gifts us with cultural, religious, and astronomic waiting and anticipation. Advent, Hanukkah (which begins tonight at sundown), and soon, Kwanzaa, all welcome light to illuminate the darkness as successive candles are lit and blessings offered throughout...

Sunday Pause: What does it take to ask for help? 12/11/22

  Hello December! Greetings from a white and cold Upper Left USA, where our mountains received over four feet of snow this week and counting. Snow lovers rejoice. Others, not so much as we continue to shovel walks and wait for snow plows. ❄️☃️ The tempo of the...

Parts Pause Shifting Into Holiday Season

Hello friends and colleagues, I wanted to connect with you before the Thanksgiving holiday and hoped to send this on Sunday--a more relaxed day for reading and self-reflection. Instead, life gave me the opportunity to put an important theme of accepting good enough...

Sunday Pause with Laura 11/6/22

Hello friends,I'm extending cozy, November greetings to you, even though falling back into daylight savings and earlier darkness is one of my least favorite days of the year.  Sad, but true. I like daylight! For your geography/astronomy loving parts:Spokane,...

Sunday Pause with Laura 10/30/22

Happy last Sunday of October, friends! I have been thinking about you and this mailing throughout one of my favorite months, described appropriately by Anne of Green Gables, “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” Yes! This October was unusually...