Tag Archives: retreat

Aligning with our deepest values

One of the things I pondered during the recent retreat from blogging and computer and caffeine and other distracting activities was this:  how can we more deeply align our daily activities with our deepest beliefs and values? Where are we … Continue reading

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Rhythms of retreat, reflection and ripe peaches

Do you know how sweet and pungent peaches smell in late summer?  You breathe deeply the eau de peach–it’s like a fine wine–breathe deeper still–before the silver knife nicks fuzzy skin and slices deep into the essence of fruit.  You … Continue reading

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Using magical powers to prevent choking out loud.

I’ve experienced a couple of interesting days, blog-wise. Usually lots and lots of stories present themselves to the forefront.  (Well, that’s not technically true.  First the photos appear.  Something interesting catches the eye and the camera captures it.  I download … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage to the sea

Earlier this month I read Joan Anderson’s book “A Year by the Sea:  Thoughts of an Unfinished Woman”.  This is the story of a woman searching for herself, attempting to connect again to her deepest knowings.  She leaves her husband … Continue reading

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