Monthly Archives: July 2014

the thing about mental illness

it’s a riptide on a moonless night stealthy and inexorable pulling out to a pounding sea you grab for his hand but he “will drag you under, too” it’s without logic the ghastly ripples unpredictable across generations of pain you … Continue reading

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water wisdom

This lovely wall hanging caught my heart as we made a swift detour through a fave shop by the sea.  (The human source of the words seems to be http://www.LeaninTree.com). I wanted to share the inspiration….inviting the lake to drench … Continue reading

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What Makes You Come You Alive?

“Ask yourself what makes you come alive  and go do that, because what the world needs   are people who have come alive.“~Howard Thurman This phenomenal quote came to me again today, sent by the knowing universe in the form … Continue reading

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falling

rush of air brushes tumbling skin giving in to gravity: let go!

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dancing love

I will dance love all over this one of a kind new day raising her radiant head majestically asking me will I? and yes! yes I will relentlessly all over this day dance love and again and again ~ I … Continue reading

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for Frédéric

le crepuscule la nuit l’aube :: :: wafting unutterable mysteries weaving resplendent dreams whispering transcendent faith :: :: dans un jardin des idées et des mots rayonnants, vifs et amoureux un jardinier seul et généreux entend attend :: to the … Continue reading

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It’s Not About the Steps: Life Lessons from Dancing

If only I’d learned this sooner, say 40 years ago. And it’s what I tell the earnest, jittery dancers coming to take my class for the first time. Trying so very hard, laudably but misguidedly, to do exactly what they … Continue reading

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