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Living as gift

I have been pondering the act of giving, and how we can live more as a gift to ourselves and others.  Instead of living in the commodity mode of exchange our culture fosters, how can I give of myself more … Continue reading

Posted in July 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 61 Comments

Quiet spring meditation in the woods

It sometimes takes a long time–a truly long time–maybe even years, or decades, or a lifetime–for one to learn how to truly become quiet in the woods. So quiet, so still, that there is no difference between you and the … Continue reading

Posted in April, 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 60 Comments

Oh, you, nature child

Oh, you, nature child, running free upon the earth, peering at frogs and snakes and puppy dog tails and wildflowers…I speak to you. Oh, you, grown-up person, all facts & figures, all planning & obligations, all trying to figure out how … Continue reading

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By the shores of Gitche Gumee, by the shining Big Sea water…

Thanks for the amazing support for yesterday’s story about My Enemy.  You readers know how to make this wanna-be storyteller feel good! Today we’ll change the pace. I’ll show you some pictures from a magical wonderful delightful hike that my … Continue reading

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The last place on earth, honest

Karma, over there at Karma’s When I Feel Like It Blog, sometimes tempts us with photo hunts.  I’m usually not participating in photo hunts these days, but she truly peaked my interest when she announced her challenge “The End of … Continue reading

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Preciousness of life

Sometimes the world seems like a dismal place, a sorrowful place, a filled-with-suffering place. Tornados roar and hundreds die.  Wars gun down thousands.  Hurricanes strike.  Earthquakes rumble and swallow.  We humans bemoan health care or politics or dozens of other … Continue reading

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Heaven on earth (Good Friday & Earth Day musings)

When you look up Heaven on earth It’s an overcast morning.  The skies are gray with weeping clouds.  (Although the clouds have been overwhelmed by a rising sun and the sky looks orange behind that eastern spruce tree outside the … Continue reading

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