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Karen Mortensen

" live love, to live free, to live green..."

Abbotsford, BC, Canada
female, age 57
committed relationship
Joined Apr 27, 2009

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Like all people in some form or another, I am stereotyped by many names....woman, mother, daughter, friend, lover, photographer, artist, musician, singer, poet, writer, chef, cheeky, playful, optimist, victim, survivor...I am none of these things and all of these things and more...
                                         I am.

I have been truly blessed with eternal love, a deep connection to another soul, that allows me to be fully present in my own life everyday, experiencing and sharing both profound joys and deep sorrows, the wonder of all of life's beauty, the reflections of quietude and peace in my heart.

I am a cancer survivor...and throughout that whole adventure I was given the grandest of opportunities...a second chance at life. An opportunity to live my life with intention...with attention. And I am not wasting a single minute of it...and neither should you.

Life is too short to wait for someday. Break the rules. Forgive quickly. Live passionately with intention.

Kiss slowly and deeply. Love truly, deeply, and fervently with all of your heart...the earth, all manner of friends, family, and creatures...people whom you've never even met...but most especially yourself.

Laugh freely and uncontrollably.  Dance passionately like no one's watching. Live and discover your life like the adventure it truly is!

And never never never ever regret anything that made you smile. 

Thank you for stopping in and visiting my profile...may your day be filled with peace, love and joy!  
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Joined Apr 27, 2009 Activist Aspirations undeclared 
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Groups (MCIF) Multi-Cultural Interfaith Forum, Amnesty International, Greenpeace, Habitat for Humanity, Healthy Cooking, Healthy Living Network, International Green Party Discussion Group, Nature Lovers, Oxfam, Songs for the voiceless, Spirituality, WWF - World Wildlife Fund, World Wide - Legal Action 4 Animal Rights
Hometown Abbotsford BC/Christchurch NZ 
Birthday March 30, 1961  
About Me ...just an ordinary girl trying to make a difference in the world by positively impacting everything and everyone she comes into contact with...
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Eating Habits  
Wild Fact About Me My physical body has been declared clinically dead...twice. And yet I am still here...
My Philosophy Angels have no philosophy other than love and their smiles can light up even the darkest corners of your heart and mind.
What Gives Me Hope Love
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
What/who changed my life and why There are so many circumstances that have influenced my life...and as life is constantly changing every second of every minute of every day, to pinpoint one event or person diminishes the impact of all else. Everything and everyone we come into contact with influences us in ways we cannot always understand unless we are alert, conscious, and living with intention.
What Bugs Me  
Passions Making a Difference no matter how little, life, love, laughter, learning, writing, music, art, nature, photography  
Inspirations life itself, my best friend/lover, my children, love, music, birds, sunrise and sunsets, the beauty of nature, the sound of the ocean, rain, People waking and seeing their own light  
What Scares Me  
Role Models Mother Earth in all her beauty, nature and animals, my family, Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Eckhart Tolle, David Suzuki, Deepak Chopra, Mother Teresa, Albert Einstein  
Quotation "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed."
~ Albert Einstein

"Each of us is here to discover our true Self,,,
that essentially we are spiritual beings who have taken manifestation in physical form,,,that we're not human beings that have occasional spiritual experiences,,,that we're spiritual beings that have occasional human experiences."
~ Deepak Chopra

"Just by being ourselves we are borne toward a destiny far beyond anything we could imagine. It is enough to know that the being I nourish inside me is the same as the Being that suffuses every atom of the cosmos."
~ Deepak Chopra

"There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." ~ Albert Einstein
Interests oceans/beaches, nature lover, Writing poetry/lyrics, singing/songwriting, playing guitar/piano/tin whistle, drawing/painting/anything to do with art, photography, meditation, Mind/Body/Spirit, Mythology / Folklore, Spirituality/Philosophy, Travel/Adventure  
Books Anything that inspires me, Eoin Colfer, Richard Bach, Elizabeth Gilbert, Don Miguel Ruiz, Eckhart Tolle, Deepak Chopra, Fantasy/Science Fiction, Spirituality - Enlightenment - Growth  
Music I LOVE is life!!  
Movies period pieces, romantic comedies, science fiction/fantasy, documentaries  
TV Shows Discovery Channel, history channel  
Favorite Foods Salads and soups, pasta, eggs and toast, carrots and celery, pancakes and real maple syrup, yogurt, pineapples, raspberries, strawberries, blueberries  
Favorite Places New Zealand  
Can't Live Without friends and family, water, hope, music, love, laughter, nature  
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