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I am on an enforced retreat for a few days because the Internet is down at home. I'm taking the time to reconnect with my beautiful body's beautiful experience. Wishing you all beauty filled experience too. Much love, Stephanie


I love my beautiful body!

Seated…Goddess flanked by two lionesses from Çatalhöyük (Turkey), Neolithic age (about 6000-5500 BCE), today in Museum of Anatolian Civilizations in Ankara


HUMAN - clip #13: Love from the most unlikely place


A recent article at the online publication Elephant Journal opened an oft-closed world to my view. Loving my Fat, Stiff, Kind-of-Ugly, Beauti...

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Kalachakra and the consort Vishvamata are the principal deities originating in the Sanskrit text - Kalachakra Tantra. The Kalachakra Mandala belongs to the non-dual anuttara yoga tantra practiced to a greater or lesser degree by all schools of Tibetan Buddhism. The concept of 'time' is used as the special metaphor to symbolize the process of transformation from mundane existence to complete enlightenment.

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Silence = Death – Cancer and AIDS activism early 1990s

By 1992 or 1993, I'm a breast cancer activist. Shown here with my beloved friend the activist Raven'Light


Aretha Franklin – Respect – Remix

If you danced to the short version, try this. If you didn’t dance or wiggle, what on earth is wrong with you?


If I Can't Dance, I Don't Want To Be In Your Revolution.

I want freedom, the right to self-expr...


1991 My book review on women and cancer, activism

Me post biopsy in 1991 - bye bye breast celebration. Dean Brittingham photograph


1 in 3: Women with Cancer Confront and Epidemic

Cancer as a Women’s Issue: Scratching the Surface

Book Reviews by Stephanie Sugars

1991 (may have been previously published in Women’s Voices: Sonoma County Women’s News Journal, maybe.)

Cancer may be to the women’s movement of the 90s what rape was to the women’s movement of the 70s. Although the social and political cl...

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Food, democracy and fairness

Swimming To The Other Side

Pat Humphries

When we get there we'll discover

All of the gifts we've been given to share

Have been with us since life's beginning

And we never noticed they were there

Loving spirits will live forever

We're all swimming to the other side.


Father Richard Rohr on the Shadow and Liminal Space

Richard Rohr

Daily meditation

Embracing the Shadow: Living on the Edge

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

As we explored in last week's meditations, liminal space (from the Latin limen for "threshold") is an inner state and sometimes an outer situation where we can begin to think and act in genuinely new ways. It is when we are betwixt and between, having left one room or stage of life but not yet entered the next. ...

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