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Mending With Light: Santa Hat Chronicles

After a rocky day, I get up, grateful for another go.  Hopeful. As I clear dishes from the table, I decide to glance at the newspaper, which I have held off on lately.  The spate of suffering and hostility staggers … Continue reading

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Everyday Magic: The Small Deeds of Ordinary Folk

“Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I’ve found.  It is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay.”~J.R.R. Tolkien Tolkien’s wise observation came to … Continue reading

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Glittering Humanity: Santa Hat Chronicles

  Rainy. Cold. Grey. Monday morning, first thing. I run out of the drear and into a nearby pharmacy for some household supplies. From across the store, I hear someone shouting, “Hey, Santa!  Good morning, Santa!” and realize a tad … Continue reading

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Dance: An Elixir of Hope

  Tomorrow, I am volunteering at a school to assist a group of adolescent students create a dance together.  The themes they’ve chosen involve embracing our differences and love. Some of the details of the project are still fuzzy.  And … Continue reading

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Conversation: Reaching Across The Space Between

I am standing in dance class, watching the gorgeous, masterful teacher demonstrate the movement for the umpteenth time.  Movement that is seemingly simple, yet turns out to be highly challenging, even for those of us who have been dancing for … 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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between us

a conversation a melody a history a mystery waiting to be spoken played made, woven a frontier rich in possibility vast opportunity for magic: connection between you and me between each one of us and another a chance to discover and breed … Continue reading

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