Pondering

by Jennifer on December 6, 2015

Love:  A way of being that is forgiving, nurturing, and supportive. It does not proceed from the mind; rather, it emanates from the heart. Love focuses on the essence of the situation, not the details. It deals with the wholes, not particulars. As perception is replaced with vision, it takes no position and see the intrinsic value and lovability of all that exists. – Letting Go, The Pathway of Surrender, David R. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D.

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Pondering

by Jennifer on November 29, 2015

Weight loss is about gaining life. – Marc David

 

 

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Pondering

November 22, 2015

The four great questions humans must answer are:  What is reality? What is the good life? Who is a good person? And, how do you become a good person? – Dallas Willard I have no idea why I have felt the need to post two straight weeks from Christians.  I once heard Dallas Willard speak […]

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Pondering

November 15, 2015

Prayer Before the Prayer – Desmond Tuto and Mpho Tutu I want to be willing to forgive But I dare not ask for the will to forgive, in case you give it to me and I’m not yet ready I am not yet ready for my heart to soften I’m not yet ready to be […]

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Pondering

November 8, 2015

“….Take yourself seriously right this minute and every minute hereafter, because your dress size is boring and meaningless and has nothing whatsoever to do with whether and how much you love and are loved.” – Harriet Brown

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homage to my hips

April 25, 2012

Lucille Clifton Reads ‘homage to my hips from BillMoyers.com on Vimeo. Celebrating the wonderfulness of hips, both yours and mine! Thursday, April 26th, is Poem In Your Pocket Day.  What poem (and thoughts) are you carrying today?

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The Weighting Room

March 23, 2012

Are you in the weighting room of weight loss? For a long time, I would fantasize about the post-thin me. My hair would swing back and forth, the sun catching the highlights of my hair at just the right angle, a big smile on my face, while I lived my perfect life. And the fat, […]

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Weight Stigma Awareness Week

September 26, 2011

PRESS RELEASE September 22, 2011 For Immediate Release Contact: Chevese Turner Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) 855.855.2332 BEDA Launches First Annual National Weight Stigma Awareness Week Severna Park, MD (September 21, 2011) – The Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) announced today that it will launch its first annual National Weight Stigma Awareness Week, September 26-30, […]

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Synchronicity

September 20, 2011

I love synchronicity. Whether it is in a movie, a book, or a tale from a love one, it never fails to fill my heart with joy and appreciation. Now I will share a synchronicity that involved me.  I have no eloquent words about what I was feeling in the spring 2009 when I wrote […]

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Shame Memories

June 21, 2011

Bennie: “Shame memories…raking over…and leaving gashes.” Sasha: “Not bad. They’re titles, right?” A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan Elvis Presley was my uncle. For a good length of time in 1974, Elvis Presley was the best part of my family.  My depiction of my relationship to him knew no bounds.  My kindergarten […]

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