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Be Aware, and take care out there

Careful, Corduroy © Joanne Klassen Quote of the Week Awareness is Power; the power to choose, the power to change, the power to create, and the power to appreciate. –Heartspace Writing School Motto Question What does awareness mean to you?  … Continue reading

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Where do you find inspiration?

I’m not sure why, but my clearest thoughts, broadest visions and greatest flashes of inspiration come when I’m near large bodies of water. Do you have a particular natural setting that opens these channels for you?  For just five minutes (J5M) … Continue reading

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Guest House

  The Guest House  by Rumi This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they’re … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

  Forgiveness is the answer to the child’s dream of a miracle by which what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is made clean again. –Dag Hammarskjöld J5M for Today If you could wave a magic wand … Continue reading

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Welcome from Joanne

Welcome to Life Writing for Transformation If you are interested in writing as a means of gaining clarity about your life, finding memories that can enrich your life today, making sense of competing demands, or finding inspiration, my hope is … Continue reading

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It’s Time

Life Writing for Transformation is the title of a writing for personal development program offered at Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre in Birmingham, England that I have had the privilege to develop and facilitate with Eleanor Chornoboy since 2009. Today I … Continue reading

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