Category Archives: Nature

Unexpected Radiance

One reason I love living on this marsh so much is that on a late afternoon like this one, I’ll be sitting sipping my hot tea, watching the steely clouds roll in relentlessly, engulfing us like some deep, cold grief, … Continue reading

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The Sorceress of Reinvention

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? “Fearlessness is the mother of reinvention.”~Arianna Huffington Constantly decomposing and recomposing, the marsh is a boundless re-inventor. Like some wild and magical artist, she splashes vivid colors and pungent scents on the canvas, drenching…

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back from the deep

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wave after vast wave crashing down, staggering us here comes another \ cannot recover squelched breath of too many dreams spectered ocean teems \ deep dark descending unending fall, now halted by exalted calls ~~~~…

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Musings from the Marshlands: When One Way Doesn’t Work….

…another will. The enormous great blue heron feeding close by on the marsh has been reminding me of that important heron wisdom.  One of the things heron teaches is that when one way doesn’t work, another will. The heron draws … Continue reading

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30 Days Of Astonishment: The Full Moon

“Moonlight floods the whole sky from horizon to horizon; How much it can fill your room depends on its windows.”~Rumi Day 4 on astonishment: THE FULL MOON I sat down at the computer just now, fully ready to write about … Continue reading

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30 Days of Astonishment: SNOW

After mulling over yesterday’s post, I’ve set myself the task of writing about astonishing things for 30 days.  Nothing like a solid practice to cultivate a sense of wonder. Of course, there are all kinds of extraordinary and amazing stories … Continue reading

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Astonished By Life

“Instructions for living a life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.” ~Mary Oliver, “Sometimes” A recent, difficult loss compounded by some run-of-the-mill frustrations had me wallowing a bit this evening. Then, Mary Oliver’s glorious and wise words came back … Continue reading

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