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The Glow of Flow, or Optimal Experience

  “….[T]he best moments in our lives, are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times…The best moments usually occur when a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile….”~Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi … Continue reading

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30 Days of Astonishment: LAUGHING

  Day 2 on what astonishes: LAUGHING. I am with Audrey Hepburn, who famously said: “I love people who make me laugh.  I honestly think it is the thing I like most, to laugh.  It cures a multitude of ills.” … Continue reading

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Finding Your Voice

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice.”~T.S. Eliot I have been kicking around this idea for awhile.  Of losing and finding our voices. Especially about having lost my writing voice, my … Continue reading

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On Spaciousness

I’ve been ruminating on spaciousness a lot lately.  Some of this is because I am fortunate enough now to live in such spacious surroundings.  Between our backyard neighbor of the vast marsh and the beckoning sea right down the road, … Continue reading

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Never Stop [you fill in the blank]

Three days.  Three conversations.  Same message: How essential it is for each of us, to all of us, to keep pursuing our passions. From the meeting with a new dance acquaintance, after my describing some of my recent dance adventures, … Continue reading

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Disentangling

a snap in the line the old, familiar lure weighted, plummeting a fish, thrashes I disentangling cannot come with you this time a crack splits the air between us (a muffle) as the light floods in redemption, releasing our ancient chains breathe

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Staying Eager

“…Pay attention. It’s all about paying attention. Attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. Stay eager.”~Susan Sontag That’s really it, isn’t it? In a nutshell. Paying attention and staying eager to persist in vitality. Life, bills, … Continue reading

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