Rice and Beans Recipe

By Request… Brazilian Rice Ingredients: 2 cups white rice 3 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil (My mother used vegetable oil most of the time.) 1 onion, thinly chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 4 cups hot water 1 tablespoon salt Directions: Place the rice in a colander, and rinse thoroughly with cold water. Add the oil […]

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Mother-Daughter Wisdom

This is a text I received from daughter Erica: Today, I have to deep clean the house, do a week’s worth of dishes, scrub our bathtub, go shopping for toiletries, complete 40 hours of Grant work by tomorrow, stop the kitten from ripping up the couches and eating my computer chord, and somehow find time […]

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Why People Create Pain

Today, I invite you to consider and experience a new approach to pain.  What if what you call “the pain” happening in your life was not created by force outside you, but by you to force you to grow?

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5 Tips to Enjoy the Holidays and Avoid Resenting the Most Joyful Time of the Year

Let’s face it: we all want a picture-perfect holiday, but at what cost? It’s November, and the stores are already decorated for Christmas. The radio stations couldn’t wait another three weeks to play holiday music.  The TV commercials are setting the tone for shopping, decorations, Santa’s list and more. Women are more likely to experience high stress […]

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Mulheres, Arroz e Feijão

Em breve…                          Traduzido em Português “Mulheres, Arroz e Feijão – 9 Sabedorias Para as Mulhers de Hoje e Amanhã” Nossas maiores lutas na vida são amplificadas pelas crenças, atitudes e emoções que aprendemos na infância. Embora as lições não sejam todas ruins, algumas […]

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