Tag Archives: hope

The space between the end and the beginning

So Christmas hath ended, passed away, disappeared into the ethers. New Year’s approaches, wearing bells and jangles, but she’s still in the future. We’re in between, kids. We’re in between the Solstice and Christmas and Hanukkah and other shining holy-days. … Continue reading

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Radiant skies & freighter on the way to radiation

I’ve been driving my dear friend Susan to radiation treatment for breast cancer in Marquette several times in these past couple of months.  She’s traveled to the hospital for treatment over an hour and a half away from Baraga five … Continue reading

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Hope in darkness

The clock ticks 6 a.m. Outside our Little House in the Big Woods the wind howls fiercely.  Father November has thrown a deep cloak of blackness across the breasts of trees and the wood stove sputters in the basement. Barry … Continue reading

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If a leaf fell in the forest and you were perfectly silent…would you hear it?

As Jalaluddin Rumi said: Why are you so afraid of silence? Silence is the root of everything. If you spiral into its void, a hundred voices will thunder messages you long to hear.             Silence is … Continue reading

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Let the people speak. Let the people be heard.

Let us walk quietly through Chicano Park in San Diego even though you are everywhere in the Cyberworld and I am sitting in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  We returned home late, late Sunday evening.  So late the owls didn’t even blink … Continue reading

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Simply stones

  Last week Suzi of Laundry Line Divine suggested we play.  She suggested we play Food Labels.  And thus we did at 12:30  last Wednesday afternoon.  We got wild and creative with stuff in our pantry.  It was a challenge to … Continue reading

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