Tag Archives: commitment

“You’ll lose all your readers if you write a spiritual blog every day.” (Fact check: not true.)

About a week ago this idea arose like a cartoon lightbulb above this head. It said, “How about dedicating the waning days of 2020 to connect deeper with Heart, Spirit, God? How about offering words, feelings, typing fingers to what … Continue reading

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Raking with the Heart

Good morning, friends. It’s still dark in our little house in the woods, but light promises to rise every dawn, doesn’t it? Aren’t we lucky that the sun keeps rising, day after day, no matter what challenges our human world … Continue reading

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Missing it

Sometimes I truly miss my year-long outdoor blog commitment.  Some of you may remember Opening the door, Walking Outside.  From Solstice in December, 2008 through December 20, 2009, I spent time outside every day and blogged about it. It proved … Continue reading

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Once upon a wedding…

Welcome to the wedding of our oldest child, Christopher, and his bride, Seunghye. Please come in the Villa Mare and enjoy our celebration.  (I am so glad to have you readers with us in spirit.  It makes for more rays … Continue reading

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Mature. Once a week. That’s how grownups do it.

We should all follow our wildest dreams, shouldn’t we, people? OK, maybe not if our wildest dreams involve abandoning our ten children and moving to Antarctica.  Or maybe if our wildest dreams involve the seven deadly sins.  (If I could … Continue reading

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Close the door and stay inside all winter…

Confession time.  “Readers, I have sinned…” No, no, no.  It wasn’t sinning exactly.  But I think the Wrong Impression may have been gleaned if you’ve been reading my blog this winter.  You may think I’ve been stepping outside and enjoying … Continue reading

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Musings from the Day Before Surgery

First things first.  Thank you all who welcomed Robin to the “living room” in our Little House in the Big Woods.  I appreciate your friendliness so much.  It brings to mind the first time I wrote a guest blog.  It … Continue reading

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I miss the outdoor commitment and blog

This may be an emotional blog.  I drove along Skanee Road tonight, aimed for a meeting.  A foggy sadness gathered in my heart.  Descending darkness suddenly filled my sight and I was crying. Grieving. Missing last year’s 365-day outdoor commitment … Continue reading

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