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The Courage to Experiment: Life Lessons from Dancing

“Life is trying things to see if they work.”~Ray Bradbury Heh.  Well, after my previous post, trumpeting the importance about cultivating courage to venture again and again out of our comfort zones, fast forward to today.  When I need to … 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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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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Like The Wild Creatures We Are

  “You were once wild here.  Don’t let them tame you.”~Isadora Duncan I was sitting at my kitchen table, looking out over the marsh and musing over what direction I should go in artistically.  No answer. Suddenly, the family of … Continue reading

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breathing in sepia

  pristine dawns the morning dressed as a tintype of snowy ruggedness of mystical creatures foraging muffled in musk worlds away from the world ripe respiring hushed

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threshold

a deer dawns at this morning’s window mystical hero ambling  across the marsh’s memory and at the forest’s edge pauses, looking first back, his tracks nearly swallowed by the wide open grasses, is he asking whether to gambol? then forward heeding … Continue reading

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