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Keith Seckel
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Pilgrim | Can Opener | Translator | Runner | Hospice Nurse | Oregonian | Introvert
Pilgrim | Can Opener | Translator | Runner | Hospice Nurse | Oregonian | Introvert

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I'm So Glad You Are Home
A PRAYER TO THE GOD WHO FELL FROM HEAVEN ~ By John Shea If you had stayed tightfisted in the sky and watched us thrash with all the patience of a pipe smoker, I would pray like a golden bullet aimed at your heart. But the story says you cried and so heavy w...

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The Orchard in Hibernation Mode
Much has happened in our lives since the last post. For all who come to read here, please know this website will stay active and  I may continue to post things from time to  time, but The Orchard Community itself is no longer meeting. Our gatherings were al...

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What I Think About When I Run
Today I ran 19 miles . It took me a little under four hours of time all by myself. Some people have asked me "What do you think about when you are out running for hours at a time?" Sometimes I listen to music, a podcast, or an audiobook. But other times I f...

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I first posted this a few years ago, and it is so wonderfully compelling and poignant, I had to share it again: A PRAYER TO THE GOD WHO FELL FROM HEAVEN ~ By John Shea If you had stayed tightfisted in the sky and watched us thrash with all the patience of a...

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Loving the Me I Used to Hate
This is a link to a very powerful video about body image and self acceptance For those (probably very very few of you) who have never struggled with body image, please watch this video and learn what it is like to feel fearful, shameful, and even unlovable ...

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I'm Still Just Me, even After 'After'.
Recently an acquaintance gestured toward me and said to someone I was with: "Look at him, he's so fit! I hate him!" and we all laughed. ...but it made me think, and ponder. And then my courageous friend Darcy put this blog post on Facebook. It is a wonderfu...

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Running (Further) Into My Self
Here's a link to the run I went on today : The hills were pretty difficult at times, but overall it was a good run and I tried to just enjoy myself and not think about pace. As I was out there, I thought about a  friend who is a new runner. I've been runnin...

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Apparently I'm a Guardian/Protector as well as an Idealist/Counselor. Hmmm, that's me, pegged!

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Strike, Shadow, Strike!
Because of my work as a Hospice Nurse I no longer recoil from death and dying as I once did. But so many people still do. A chief desire of mine is to help people overcome this fear and loathing. I want people to see past it; to look beneath it to see the h...

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Having had the honor and privilege of being the closing speaker at TEDxSalem 2013, I'm THRILLED to be a Speaker Liaison for two of this year's outstanding speakers. Check out the Statesman Journal article today ... and then go get your tickets, people!!!
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