Tag Archives: Beauty

Mess: Life Lessons from Dancing

Brainstorming with a young dancer pal for an upcoming performance provided unexpected treasure recently.  As the organizer of the event, I’ve created some plans and parameters for the work, which has structure and is also to be largely improvised. Some … Continue reading

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Adding Our Beauty To The World

I’m thrilled to have found a glorious podcast on the late, luminous John O’Donohue,  gifted poet, philosopher, and theologian. “The Inner Landscape of Beauty,” https://onbeing.org In the exhilarating interview, O’Donohue reminds us of the essential importance of beauty to our … Continue reading

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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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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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grace rising

  like the majesty breathed by earth’s mystery within each of us: possibility promise grace “Write a thousand luminous secrets upon the wall of existence.”~Hafiz  

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Shame, Appearance and Me

I’ve recently been using a medical cream all over my face, prescribed essentially to burn off what the doc called “a number” of precancerous spots.  Two to three weeks of what would likely be manageable pain and discomfort seemed a … Continue reading

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