Tag Archives: inspiration

“Love has your back”

Last August, while visiting my childhood home down in the Thumb of Michigan, I picked up a tattered copy of WILD MIND: Living the Writer’s Life by Natalie Goldberg. I bought it at the library uptown (Barry laughs when we … Continue reading

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All the blogs we cannot write

This post is dedicated to all the blogs we cannot write. All the stories we cannot tell. All the tales that never reach the light of our reader’s eyes. There are so very many stories blooming inside of us that … Continue reading

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Still intrigued

On Sunday I wrote a blog post using only questions. It was based on the book “Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know” by Adam Grant. You know the feeling when creativity just makes you happy? When … Continue reading

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Yet another miracle of blooming and letting go

Every autumn for twelve years I’ve wanted to share this with you. However, other priorities prevented it. Either I wasn’t blogging at the time or another post wanted to flower. However now–today–this very moment–it’s apparently time. Do you see the … Continue reading

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What really matters–turning the compass to True North

At 5:30 a.m. sitting on the couch with coffee in hand–I wondered what the heck to write about today. Looked inside the seeming abyss of the mind. Absolutely nothing there to share. Here we go again. OK, Holy, what do … Continue reading

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What have you learned in 2020?

We usually save such year-end questions for after Christmas. While we’re chilling after the holiday rush. When we’re not frantically buying presents, penning cards, decking the halls with boughs of holly. But this year–if you’ve time or inclination–let’s ask this … Continue reading

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Give, sweet mama, give. Give, my man, give.

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. –Pablo Picasso Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have. –Jim Rohn We only have what we … Continue reading

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Reflections on daily blogging

My 75 day commitment to connect more deeply to the Holy Heart, Spirit, God, Love…to explore “What the Heart knows” during the waning days of 2020 is halfway over now. We’re counting down toward year’s end. Thirty eight, thirty seven, … Continue reading

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Smoke alarm drama & the Holy

A little drama in our little house in the woods this morning! And yesterday morning. And the day before. I crumpled newspaper, laid kindling, carried seven logs into the mouth of our wood stove. Lit the match. Good morning, wood … Continue reading

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I found the missing heart in that messy closet

About two weeks ago I wondered: where in the world is that heart? Did I give it away to someone? Who would that have been? The rolodex of the mind clicked through every possible person. Was it you, you or … Continue reading

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