Tag Archives: life

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 , , , , , , , , | 37 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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“Life itself is the teacher, my dears”

Good Wednesday morning to you, my dears. (Smile. I have always wanted to call people “my dears” like spiritual folks sometimes do. They always sound so loving when they say that.) Today I would like to introduce you to an … Continue reading

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Let everything that needs to go, go

Dear Holy Heart, I explore this with you today, sinking into this prayer of words, opening this hand and letting all drop away as You desire. Apples ripen red and whole, falling from stem-branch at just the right moment. Babies … Continue reading

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Will money and time buy happiness?

A younger Facebook friend posed a question yesterday: If you had an unlimited amount of money and time, what would your LIFE look like? I scrolled through all the answers. Many people wanted to travel all over the wide world. … Continue reading

Posted in August, 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 53 Comments