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Welcome: The Priceless Gifts of Hospitality

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
“Dining with one’s friends and beloved family is certainly one of life’s primal and most innocent delights, one that is both soul-satisfying and eternal.”~Julia Child Julia’s wise, evocative words have been echoing for me lately…

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A Sense of Belonging: Santa Hat Chronicles

“…[F]or most of history, we didn’t live in families.  We lived in small communities that gave us our sense of safety and place in the world….The blessing and the tragedy of modern life is that we don’t need our community … Continue reading

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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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WELCOME: The Potency of One Word

Welcome. I’ve always appreciated the openness, kindness and possibility inherent in that lovely word. But I don’t think I fully realized the extent of its luminous power until we moved homes last summer and were welcomed with such generosity into … Continue reading

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Blessing The Space Between Us

I am smitten with “To Bless The Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings,” a shimmering gem of a book by the late Irish poet, philosopher, mystic, visionary, John O’Donohue. His luminous work about betweenness rocked my world awhile ago … Continue reading

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Belonging

Welcome.  One of the loveliest words in the language in my humble opinion. You are welcome. Invites you in.  Offers a sense of connection, of belonging, that is never very far from my mind and heart.  Not really.  But reading … Continue reading

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