A Ramily Labyrinth

Walking a labyrinth is meditation, a prayer, a way to destress, or a pilgrimage of the soul. Thich Nhat Hanh says we should walk as if our feet are kissing the earth. I invited high school students to do that last week when walking the labyrinth. I had the honor of holding space for severalContinue reading “A Ramily Labyrinth”

Locked In/Out

I visited South Bass Island in Lake Erie, Ohio this weekend as one of the items on my “When I’m 64 Living Life List”. While some create a “bucket list”, I was inspired by a friend who had created a 50 before 50 list – 50 things she wanted to do or experience before herContinue reading “Locked In/Out”

Liminality

Liminality by Carrie Newcomer So much of what we knowLives just below the surface.Half of a treeSpreads out beneath our feet.Living simultaneously in two worlds,Each half informing and nurturingThe whole.A tree is either and neitherBut mostly both. I am drawn to liminal spaces,The half-tamed and unruly patch Where the forest gives wayAnd my little gardenContinue reading “Liminality”

An Invitation to Be

My favorite time of the day is morning. I’ve never really been a morning person per se. It always took quite a bit of effort – and more caffeine – to get going when I didn’t have as much say so over my days and scheduling in the past. I’m fortunate to be in aContinue reading “An Invitation to Be”

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”

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