Tag Archives: possibility and expansiveness

Transformation: The Elixir Is Inside Us

“When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been. But she had wings.”~Dean Jackson “You have the opportunity to transform … Continue reading

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Sharing The Magic Of Imagination

“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.” ~Carl Sagan The Christmas tree farm* we visited recently was beautiful and delightful: fragrant acres of different trees, a lovely pond, rock outcroppings, a … Continue reading

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celestial navigation

quest he says like some steadfast mariner ancient and knowing, scour the skies for stellar counsel glowing whispers where  to be going ~but how?~ then this: steer closer to the wind of your heart traversing possibility’s sea of stars  

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The Fortitude For Joy

“Have the stubbornness to accept gladness in the ruthless furnace of the world.”~Jack Gilbert Yesterday dawned dreary, rainy, and grey.  The weather mirrored the zeitgeist in this neck of the woods.  The third anniversary of the horrific tragedy at Sandy Hook … Continue reading

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Possibility: Opening The Door Wider

What do “always,” “never,” and “I’m (not) the kind of person who….” have in common? They signal limitations when referring to someone, limitations that are often untrue and frequently undesirable. And for me, now, those words and phrases have a … Continue reading

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Suspended In Joy

I am sitting in the waiting room of the eye doc’s office when a little girl–perhaps 6-years-old–rounds the corner, clutching her mom’s hand. The bleary-eyed child is dragging her feet, clearly sad.  She may have just had eye drops administered … Continue reading

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Imagination + Generosity = Magic

  A week ago, two of my kids returned from their bicycle ride to report that there was a decorated Christmas tree on a small local pier.  What ?! My daughter and I drove by the pier that night–I could … Continue reading

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