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Monday, December 28, 2009

Relaxing

Relaxing, the ache comes back. Relaxing opens the door that blocked out the ache.

It's the ache without a name, the ache without a reason, it's in the sternum and there is a tugging sensation. Birth pains? The heart a womb, a birth canal, and something is trying to get through.

I don't know what.

But for perhaps the first time ever I notice joy under the pain, for the pain is sharp with life, and it feels so good to be alive.

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Greetings. I am a psychiatrist working at a state hospital, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at University of Missouri Medical School. I am also a wife and mother of three grown children. Qigong has profoundly changed my life for the better. I am interested in connecting with other people interested in qigong.

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