Tag Archives: heart

Sacred shell of the spiritual dyad

Yesterday my friend and I had our every-other-week dyad time together. We’ve been meeting together almost two years now, since we met in a spiritual class in fall, 2018. May I share the format that our teacher suggested–and that we’ve … 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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Worry stew

It’s been so easy to get caught up in worry stew this year. Whether about the pandemic, politics, global warming, money issues, jobs, race relations, hurricanes, tornados, fires…you name it, 2020 has been a challenging one for our nervous systems. … Continue reading

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Seventy-five days until 2021: What the Heart knows spiritual exploration

In the last few days I have been contemplating a spiritual practice to follow until 2020 bows its head and passes the baton unto 2021. What might I do daily to connect even deeper to God, Spirit, Universe, Self, the … Continue reading

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What will count on your deathbed?

Here is an assignment–should you choose to accept it. Pretend you’re on your deathbed.  It’s the end of this life.  Goodbye moon.  Goodbye songbirds.  Goodbye everything awful and beautiful. What advice might your dying almost-gone self give to your current … Continue reading

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Keeping an open heart

One of the hardest challenges in life–I think–is cultivating and keeping our hearts open. I don’t know about you, but I learned quickly in life that an open heart can be a big liability.  Often, when we speak and share … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s woes

Some of you have been wondering where the heck my blog post Prayer for the teensy weensy spider went.  A few faithful readers received their email yesterday inviting them to visit Lake Superior Spirit and discover the whys and wherefores … Continue reading

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I will not shut down.

My country can shut down, my friends can throw me away, everything can go to hell in a hand basket, but I will not shut down.   How easy it is to shut down! To tighten up, to fuss, to … Continue reading

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Every which way the blogging heart goes next…

OK, it’s time for another blogging blog.  You know, the kind of blog where you blog about blogging.  (We do this when blogging becomes more important in our lives than, say, thinking about doing dishes.) There is SO much to … Continue reading

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what holds our sadness always, valentine?

what makes me sad is sharing half-truths. no matter what we say it seems we can’t wrap the whole truth of life into 1,000 words, let alone a half sentence. no matter what we say we can’t express the mystery. … Continue reading

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