Tag Archives: awareness

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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Live the questions now…

I am still pondering this August theme of peace and simplicity (announced assuredly and confidently in the first blog of this harvest month.)  Naively, I assumed it would be a breeze, a piece of cake, an easy assignment to contemplate … Continue reading

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The labyrinth to our hidden inner pond

Each of us, in our lifetime, in our own way, seeks our hidden inner pond.  We seek the place deep inside us which is Home.  We seek the deep well of peace, beauty and love.  We seek the Inner Pond … Continue reading

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Simplicity

‘Tis evening.  After a baking humid almost-90 degree day, the earth cools.  A breeze blows in from fair Lake Superior.  It’s a soft evening.  An evening we dream about in February when thirty inches of snow interfere with walking in … Continue reading

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What to do if you’re lost in the woods without a compass

1.  Don’t panic.  You have a deep inner wisdom which already knows how to get out of the woods.  Which can never be lost.  (On the other hand, sometimes panic can give us some energy to reach that inner knowing.  … Continue reading

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It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy…

Say to yourself, at least twelve times today, “It’s July.  It’s almost the middle of July.  It’s summer.  It’s summer.  It’s summer.” Maybe I’m just talking to you folks in northern climates.  You know who you are.  You know where … Continue reading

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Random and not-so-random acts of kindness. Pass them on!

One of the best things in life is free. Doesn’t cost a penny. Yet it continues to give and give and give. What, you ask, is this mysterious gift? You know. The gift of kindness. Some kindness is wild and … Continue reading

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Gently stroking a butterfly wing & other tales from the Lull of Summer

It’s one of those Lull days.  You know what a Lull day is, don’t you?  One of those days when you quit thinking so much about (fill in the blank with your favorite litany of worries, preoccupations, plans, concerns, judgments … Continue reading

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Quiet forest blog

It’s quiet outside in nature. A hush fills the air. Silence.  Peace.  The sweet aroma of wildflowers. You begin to feel yourself relax, to quiet down, to breathe deeply. Slowly now–slowly–come deeper into the forest, to a deep center of … Continue reading

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What’s this blog about anyway? Take two.

During the latest excitement here on Lake Spirit lots and lots of visitors paused by the “About” section of this blog.  They wanted to know:  What’s this blog about anyway?   Since I couldn’t remember what I’d written hastily back on January … Continue reading

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