15 Open Hearted Questions for the New Year

So many people start the New Year with a resolve to change their lives in some form or fashion. And many start out with lots of energy but about now, the allure of being “different” in this new year has waned. So, I’ve gathered several questions from different sources for your contemplation as invitations throughoutContinue reading “15 Open Hearted Questions for the New Year”

Snow, Silence and Solitude

The first snow of early winter arrived this week. Since the weather guy predicted warmer temperatures later in the week, I eagerly headed to the woods for a much needed walk and contemplation amid this first hint of winter. Have you ever noticed the silence of snow? It’s not the absence of sound actually. ItContinue reading “Snow, Silence and Solitude”

Project Labyrinth

Solvitur Ambulando “It is solved by walking”. This quote is attributed to St. Augustine. Walking prayer. Walking meditation. Peace in every step. I’ve experienced the peace of walking a labyrinth and after attending a Verditas https://www.veriditas.org/ facilitator training workshop in January, 2020, I knew I had to build one in our backyard. If you’ve attendedContinue reading “Project Labyrinth”

Go gently . . .

I have avoided writing for some time now. I suppose, like most people, I’m fatigued. Zoom fatigued. COVID19 fatigued, Change fatigued. Decision fatigued. Why are you so racist? Fatigued. Wear a mask and avoid people fatigued. I’m tired. I’m grumpy and if there was a dwarf named angry, I’d be her too! And I don’tContinue reading “Go gently . . .”

Transition and Liminal Space

It seems Nature is oblivious to the chaos and fear surrounding COVID19 and the violence of the past weeks. I’m envious. I envy Nature’s ability to be above it all and to carry on with the business of being what they are. Songbirds sing without a care. Squirrels scamper and chase one another around theContinue reading “Transition and Liminal Space”

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