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Pause, relax, breathe

Are you longing for some peace, some quiet, some relaxation deep inside? Is it time to wrap up Christmas prep, pour a cup of tea, sit quietly? To close your ever-busy eyes and breathe? Deep in, Deep out. Deep in, … Continue reading

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O Sun, do not desert us (Dancing around ancient Solstice fires into the Now)

Do you hear the ancient drums throbbing inside your limbic brain? Do you hear the cries of long-dead ancestors as they dance around the Solstice fire begging the sun to return? Please come back, please come back, please come back, … Continue reading

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Concerned

Feeling heavy-hearted and concerned this morning for a loved one who may have been exposed to the virus. I can’t share any personal details right now. Thinking about any of you who may be worried about loved ones in these … 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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Celebrating my mom’s 88th birthday–from afar

Today is my mom’s 88th birthday! She shares her special day with Veterans celebrating around our United States of America. It would be lovely to spend the day with her, perhaps munching on a cupcake at her assisted living, maybe … Continue reading

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Face-in-mud-kind-of-day

Yesterday was one of those days when faith seemed to disappear down the drain. So much for trying to deepen my relationship with the Holy in the waning days of 2020. I couldn’t even find the Holy. I suspect many … Continue reading

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Covid in our neck of the woods

Feeling tense the last couple of days about covid. The only time I felt real fear was on March 14th last winter when we locked down…as the mind imagined all sorts of possible sickness and death scenarios. But cases are … Continue reading

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How are you doing, really?

Today I am thinking of you and you and you. Wondering how all of you are doing, really. It’s been seven long months of this pandemic. The case numbers and deaths are rising and politics can be overwhelming. Many of … 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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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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