Barbara Emrys

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The Name Game

This morning, while I was sitting at an outdoor café, I heard a baby saying “blah-blah-blah!” loudly and clearly. “Blah-blah-blah!” Just like that. Her dad was talking to another dad, and “blah-blah-blah!” was what she heard them saying, so she…

Come Back to This

Hello again! Here we are at summer’s end, caught in the current of an approaching autumn. Maybe your routine has already changed and you’re totally preoccupied with school, career, and the future. Or, after so many months of disruption, you’re…

The Gadget

from Barbara Emrys Did you ever stop and ask yourself why you’re afraid, even when things are going well? And why do you get so cranky and combative in certain situations? We all accumulate a lot of poison– poison that…

Shock and Awe

This past brought me another birthday, and even more reasons to celebrate. Birthdays are fun; but I enjoy the company of people I love, no matter the occasion. I enjoy little ceremonies of appreciation between people. I enjoy springtime rituals,…

Detox, Anyone?

I’ve been hearing a lot about cleansing diets lately. It’s that time of year, I guess– time to organize drawers and clear out closets. It’s time to sweep the house and prepare the garden. It also time to detox the…