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Keeping On…and On

  “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out … Continue reading

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Got Flexibility?

Flexibility in the sense of “being ready and able to change to adapt to different circumstances.”  Of course, the flexibility of mind and spirit that eases our adaptability appears in tangible form in the body: as suppleness, pliability, pliancy.  The … Continue reading

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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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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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waiting…

              for my turn… for a sign… for the bus… in vain… for the storm to pass and the sky to clear… in line… alone… to exhale… endlessly… for the light to change… for … Continue reading

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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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scudding to possibility

the great blue heron swoops, sweeping a curtain of clouds from the newborn sky blanketing us with dawn and peers down from his roost as if to say: how will you paint this day’s nascence?      

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