May You Live in Interesting Times

There is an old Irish toast, I believe, which goes something like “may you live in interesting times”. I don’t know about you but I’ll forgo interesting for dull and boring at this point. I’m probably showing my age, but I cannot seem to recall in my lifetime a more uncertain and scary time thanContinue reading “May You Live in Interesting Times”

Shake the Dust

For the past several weeks, I’ve been reflecting on passage from the Christian scriptures that came up as I walked the labyrinth in my backyard. The words tumbled and skittered around in my mind for a while and I’ve contemplated them for quite some time, reflecting on their meaning for me at this juncture. PerhapsContinue reading “Shake the Dust”

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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