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Living well in deep time

Living well in deep time

      "How did it get so late so soon?" –Dr. Seuss One thing I've noticed with aging, hopefully wisely, is that I'm discovering a new relationship with time. If you're even half awake, you realize within the next (you fill in the blank) you will be at the end of your...

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Lectio for Lent- Monday, March 22, 2021

Lectio for Lent- Monday, March 22, 2021

  Theme: A Single Grain  Readings: Psalm 51:1-4   John 12:24-26   Today begins the week of March 22nd, we are reading the Psalm and gospel reading from the fifth Sunday in Lent.   St. John of the Cross says, “Our greatest need is to be silent before this great God…”...

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lectio for lent– March 15th, 2021

lectio for lent– March 15th, 2021

  Theme: God So Loved the World Readings: Psalm 107:1-3 John 3:14-17 Today begins the week of March 15th, we are reading the Psalm and gospel reading from the fourth Sunday in Lent.   St. John of the Cross says, “Our greatest need is to be silent before this great...

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Attract more Patients(without selling your soul)

Attract more Patients(without selling your soul)

For those of us who want to attract more patients to our practice with spiritual integrity, a common dilemma is: "How do I attract more patients and not come across as self-serving?" It seems like a lot of the marketing advice for therapists reworks the consumeristic...

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Lectio for Lent- Monday, March 8, 2021

Lectio for Lent- Monday, March 8, 2021

Theme: Zeal Readings: Psalm 19:1-6   John 2:13-17   Today is Monday, March 8th, we are reading the Psalm and gospel reading from the third Sunday in Lent.    St. John of the Cross says, “Our greatest need is to be silent before this great God…” Feel free to pause the...

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Lectio for Lent Monday, March 1, 2021

Lectio for Lent Monday, March 1, 2021

  Theme: Mindset Readings: Psalm 22:23-26   Mark 8:31-33   Today is Monday, March 1st, we are reading the Psalm and gospel reading from the second Sunday in Lent.   St. John of the Cross says, “Our greatest need is to be silent before this great God…” Feel free to...

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Lectio for Lent- Monday, February 22nd, 2021

Lectio for Lent- Monday, February 22nd, 2021

    Theme: You are my Beloved Readings: Psalm 25:1-5   Mark 1:9-13 Today is Monday, February 22nd, we are reading the Psalm and gospel reading from the first Sunday in Lent.   Feel free to pause the recording at any time to rest in silence. Silence is necessary if we...

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Lectio for Lent- Ash Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

Lectio for Lent- Ash Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

Theme: Serve in Secret Readings: Psalm 51:1,2   Matthew 6:1-4 Today is Ash Wednesday, February 17th, the beginning of the Lenten season. Ash Wednesday starts Lent by focusing on repentance and confession both individually and corporately.   CLICK THE ARROW TO PLAY THE...

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Lectio For Lent 2021

Lectio For Lent 2021

  Weekly Lenten devotionals beginning on Ash Wednesday, Mondays, February 22 & March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29    CLICK LINKS BELOW FOR THE DEVOTIONAL READINGS Readings for Monday, March 1st, 2021 Readings for Monday, February 22nd, 2021 Readings for Ash Wednesday,...

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Knowledge Is Not The Same As Wisdom

Knowledge Is Not The Same As Wisdom

  We empty ourselves to let the divine flood us with love. We are empty so we may be full.                                                                       —Beverly Lanzetta It seems that one of the most difficult lessons for us to learn is that knowledge is...

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What’s Your Practice Growth Strategy for 2021?

What’s Your Practice Growth Strategy for 2021?

  Whether you've been in practice for ten years or just starting, the strongest predictor of your practice growth is– Key referral partners sending people your way month after month. Trust is the main reason a referral source will put their reputation on the line...

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Savor Every Patient Experience

Savor Every Patient Experience

  How do we savor every patient experience when healthcare puts such a high value on productivity and efficiency? Savor Every Patient Experience Rushing from patient to patient robs us of the ability to appreciate the awesome privilege of helping another human...

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Be Present Where You’re At

  "I don't mind the thought of dying; I just don't want to be there when it happens." –Woody Allen A physician friend of mine is brilliant. He's a very sharp guy and a great doctor. Some say he has a photographic mind. One of the handicaps of an acute intellect...

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Are You A Great Lover?

No explanation of Christianity is complete if it fails to place love at the center. God longs for us to become like him–a great lover. Christ teaches us to love God with all our heart, soul, mind, strength, and our neighbor as we love ourselves. The order is important...

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Keep Patients For Life (and sleep at night)

"It's not how many referrals you get, but how many patients you keep, that builds your practice." During an economic downturn, like we're in now, most therapists focus on getting new referrals. But the problem with "getting more patients" is that it's time-consuming...

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A Shift Happened

Twenty-five years ago, I met with a mentor who was a survivor of the same cancer as me for consolation and advice. At the moment, what he told me seemed blunt and unempathetic. (He was a college middle linebacker.) He told me that how I responded to this trial would...

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Putting Your Life Back Together

Putting Your Life Back Together

  "Picture three boxes: order, disorder, reorder. If you read the great myths of the world and the great religions, that's the normal path of transformation."     -Richard Rohr   Has your practice and personal rhythm been blown apart by the pandemic? Second...

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Feeling Anxious–Try Surrender

Feeling Anxious–Try Surrender

Instinctively, letting go of control, especially amid an invisible threat, seems the most dangerous choice to make. Life brings many opportunities for the ego to learn surrender–the current coronavirus virus pandemic being one of them. My first reaction to unwelcome...

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