Archive for March 6th, 2012

Healthy Care for the Caregiver 03/11 by Jennifer R Stevens MA CT | Blog Talk Radio.

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329 Balloons

329 Balloons (Photo credit: mortimer?)

“Letting go of fixation is effectively a process of learning to be free, because every time we let go of something, we become free of it. Whatever we fixate upon limits us because fixation makes us dependent upon something other than ourselves. Each time we let go of something, we experience another level of freedom.”  ~~ Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche, “Letting Go of Spiritual Experience”

There is so much to let go of in life. . . and yet, people will tell you to let go of the person who you love that has died.

I don’t think so?

Let go of your need to control.

Let go of needing to rush around.

Let go of those things that you can’t fix like other people’s reactions.

Let go of the muscle tension you are holding on to.

Keep gentle hold of that which is sacred and tender…

Continue your bonds of love and closeness with that person who is gone.

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I want to go to Prague and a few other places next year after I get my PhD completed. This came at the perfect time to remind me of staying on course now and looking forward to what’s to come!



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“Prague by Night” – Prague, Czech Republic – Alin Balanean – Featured Photographer

If Dracula (or Count Chocula) had a castle in town I would assume it would look a lot like this one towering over the city.  He would patrol the streets at night looking for his next victim.  I also love how the reflection in the river reduces the jagged spires into bolts of vivid color.  Alin does a great job of capturing the mood in this photo making me want to retrace his steps through the gothic town.  After reading about his trip to Prague please visit the rest of his beautiful portfolio at http://www.flickr.com/photos/alinux33 and http://photo.net/photos/alinux33

Here is Alin:

This was our first time in this ancient city.  The warm sunny days in October made the travel to this place like a promise of the things we were about to see…

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