Author Archives: jjbailey

About jjbailey

Professional Parent, Author, creative homemaker, and endangered species.

Absent Prayers

I miss my mother’s prayers. I began to feel it shortly after her death. It was a tangible loss. But how could that be that I feel such a absence of virtue towards myself? Did she not still have supplication … Continue reading

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Semi-Hibernation Awesomeness 2018 #5: Primal Listening

Our hearing evolved to help us survive and thrive. To listen is a skill that requires nurturing. Surrounded by multitude of sound our brain had to discern what would hurt or help and and ignore much else. Our brain processes … Continue reading

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Semi-Hibernation Awesomeness 2018 #4: Give Consideration Receive Connection

To listen requires attention which isn’t easy in today’s constant distraction world. It is a skill that practice must be applied to. As a young girl who was observant and wanting to please others I was often complimented on being … Continue reading

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Semi Hibernation Awesomeness #3: Listen List

When winter grays move you towards slowing down and introspection a practice in Listening is growth promoting. “Listen with curiosity… the greatest problem with communication is we don’t listen to understand. We listen to reply. When we listen with curiosity, … Continue reading

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Semihibernation Awesomeness 2018 #2: Repeat

What worked well for you in the past year? Are the things that you didn’t get done really important for you to do? Did you make commitments or promises to others that you haven’t fulfilled? Is it really in the … Continue reading

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semihibernation awesomeness 2018 #1: Begin with Faith

Dr. Christian Northrup describes how to replace fear that can manifest as health and life challenges that zap us with faith that enhances and heals us. Find it here. May you be blessed with faith to heal and love.  

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Receive

Giving during the holiday season whether in labor, time, or goods is the central focus of an effort towards goodness. For some giving is the central focus of a compassionate life; for others giving is a part of public relations … Continue reading

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