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Karen Runge

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Greetings, fellow earth-traveling soul. It is an honour to meet you here. πŸ™πŸ»πŸ’– πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ Love is love. πŸ’ž I've been to hell and back a few times during this lifetime, and it has taught me the way to heaven on earth – just go in the opposite direction! πŸ”™πŸ€£ πŸ”Ή β€œIt is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore After failing spectacularly at finding love outside myself (πŸ’”), I embarked on the journey of a lifetime to rediscover it where it had always been – within me (πŸ’). πŸ”Ή β€œSomething we were withholding made us weak, until we found it was ourselves." ~ Robert Frost πŸ”Ή β€œBe yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ~ Oscar Wilde πŸ”Ή β€œTo love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” ~ Oscar Wilde πŸ”Ή β€œEnter into yourself, then, and see that your soul loves itself fervently...” ~ Saint Bonaventure πŸ”Ή "One must find the source within one's own Self, one must possess it. Everything else was seeking – a detour, an error." ~ Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse πŸ”Ή β€œWe are waves of the same sea, leaves of the same tree, flowers of the same garden.” ~ Seneca (I’ve lived so many stories I can’t believe they all happened in one lifetime. πŸ“š And sometimes I wonder who they really happened to. πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ) After many years of structured living in the corporate world on two continents, followed by nine years πŸ„ farming in Quebec, I am currently walking a formless path of spontaneous service and humour – with lots of surprising pauses along the way! 🀣 β€’ Passionately curious πŸ€” β€’ Sees beauty 🌈 β€’ Chronically optimistic 😊 β€’ Lifelong learner/discoverer πŸ—Ί β€’ Cultivating expansiveness and emptiness πŸ”€ Superpowers: β€’ Love πŸ’– (by grace) β€’ Gratitude (by choice) β€’ ADHD (filters? πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ) β€’ talking with β€œstrangers” πŸ”„ β€’ connecting the dots βž‘οΈβ€’β¬…οΈ Now: intuition, nature 🌳, photography, writing, wisdom, spirituality, Gene Keys aficionado 🧬, devotional chanting 🎢, soul contracts πŸ’ž, Akashic records πŸ“š, meditation / contemplation πŸ§˜πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Then: πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’» international IT management (early coder), travel, dairy farming πŸ„ (learned enough that I would not do it again), purebred dog breeding πŸ• Still: telepathic animal communication which continues to expand into all life. Forever: soul, human, child, daughter, sister, cousin, friend, mother, (x)wife, partner, widow, grandmother πŸ₯° IG: kar_runge Maritimes in Canada