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Unexpected Radiance

One reason I love living on this marsh so much is that on a late afternoon like this one, I’ll be sitting sipping my hot tea, watching the steely clouds roll in relentlessly, engulfing us like some deep, cold grief, … Continue reading

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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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Compassion: Something We All Understand…and Need..and Deserve

Here’s the poster I made to carry in a local event to support the Women’s March today in Washington, D.C.  For compassion is a gift we all need from others and from ourselves at some point, hey, at many points … Continue reading

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Inviting Expansiveness: Santa Hat Chronicles

Tonight, you swing by a shop to pick up some last-minute ingredients for dinner.  You’ve been there many times before, and the man who waits on you now has been somewhere between civil and pleasant in the past.  It has … Continue reading

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Risking Delight

“We must risk delight…We must have the stubbornness to accept our gladness in the ruthless furnace of the world.”~Jack Gilbert I agree. So for the past week, as I’ve done for the past 15 odd years at Christmastime, I’ve been donning … Continue reading

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Share Your Brilliance: Musings from the Marshlands

  This lovely turkey family showed up for breakfast at dawn yesterday.  And for lunchtime today. As they’ve been visiting a lot for the past couple of months, I went back to remind myself of the messages brought by turkey … 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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