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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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Thinking In Magic

On a whim, I stopped in briefly at a favorite shop while we were on vacation. This change purse* immediately caught my eye.  And stopped me in my tracks. What would that mean?  To think more often, even regularly, in … Continue reading

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How To Talk To Our Bodies

With gratitude, receptiveness and reverence, I would humbly submit. If you’re breathing right now, and I am guessing that you are, your body is achieving some amazing, highly complex activity, as you know.  Same for reading.  I’m not conversant with … Continue reading

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Kindness, Kindness, Kindness

I think about kindness a lot.  Kindness is redemptive, heartwarming, inspiring, infectious, transformative–whether we are its witness, donor or recipient.  And we all know how a simple act of kindness can offer hope, light the way, save a life… or … Continue reading

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The Gifts of Being Discombobulated

“…the eyes of my eyes are opened….”~e.e. cummings Off kilter. Askew. Unsettled.  Unbalanced.  And, yes, discombobulated. We’ve been living in the Land of Topsy Turvy a lot more since we moved homes last summer. There has been the torrent of … Continue reading

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Dance: A Celebration of Being Human

“I feel that the essence of dance is the expression of mankind–the landscape of the human soul….I think the reason dance has held such an ageless magic for the world is that it has been the symbol of the performance … Continue reading

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