Tag Archives: life

I’m playing a fun game

Yesterday I started playing a fun game. Today I will share that game with you. We might call it Photo shorts. It’s a blogging game. You know I love writing 900 words about 900 different stories. But yesterday I decided … Continue reading

Posted in November 2021, Photo shorts | Tagged , , , , , , , | 36 Comments

No shopping allowed

Walking on the beach in Baraga behind the Pow Wow grounds. Ice cold late November Black Friday, 20 degrees F (-6 C). No shopping allowed, unless it’s for photos or beach glass or sun peeking through dark clouds. What’s more … Continue reading

Posted in November 2021, Photo shorts | Tagged , , , , , , | 20 Comments

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

Posted in November 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 51 Comments

Is life looking up…or down?

I suppose life is a mixture of ups and downs. It’s hard to say. One minute we’re smiling, the next there’s challenges all around. Just wanting to show you these two photos this afternoon. Perhaps you want to ponder. Are … Continue reading

Posted in October, 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Forest teaching about Intent and coming from love versus division

For years now, too many years to count, I’ve walked in the woods opening up to spiritual teachings. Ordinary thoughts go silent as the feet crunch dried leaves. An expanse opens, an inner reflection sometimes begins. Like a dream this … Continue reading

Posted in September 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 40 Comments

Snake fear and love

Dear Holy, Yesterday I walked up your road noticing your sweet fall wild aster, brown dying ferns, gravel stones beneath these feet. You showed yourself as a snake lying in the dirt. Perhaps hit by a fast-moving truck. Your head … Continue reading

Posted in September 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 29 Comments

Flute tree, rain web, road of life

In the woods you meet yourself coming and going, don’t you? Trees sing in wind. Leaves flutter. Magic happens. If. If you dream with the aspen and maple and oak. Sometimes a flute tree reveals itself. Surely the Native American … Continue reading

Posted in September 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

What I really want to say…

I’m in downstate eastern Michigan lounging alone on my mom’s flowered pastel couch with the deep aroma of coffee beckoning. The tattered book “Wild Mind” by Natalie Goldberg peers up from the round glass table. Write, write, write, Natalie urges … Continue reading

Posted in August 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 41 Comments

Loose ends, gray skies, and affirmations of light

Good morning, friends. It’s the eighth day since finishing the 75 day spiritual daily blogging commitment, and it feels like time to stop by and say hello again. It’s been a challenging eight days in many ways. Often when a … Continue reading

Posted in January 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 46 Comments

Pumpkin pie for the soul, messy closet & other ordinary stories

Life is just life. Appearing as it’s appearing, moment after moment. Whether we like it or not. Whether we stamp it with approval or long to toss it in the garbage. Seeing the Holy is a way of glimpsing the … Continue reading

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