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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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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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On Cultivating Joy

“We may think of joy as something that happens spontaneously.  But joy needs to be practiced and cultivated in order to grow.“~Thich Nhat Hanh Soon after I came across this wise reminder in Thich Nhat Hanh’s small but profound jewel … Continue reading

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What Nurtures and Nourishes You?

“We must never stop dreaming. Dreams provide nourishment for the soul, just as a meal does for the body.”~Paulo Coelho For the past several days, an enormous, alabaster egret has flown nonstop across the marsh and swooped down twenty feet … 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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laughter in the darkness

deep fog lurks indigo a child’s muffled and murky shadows till the coyote chuckles by your window scattering the shroud lifting the tatters to the winds of laughter

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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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