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Oh how the months speed by…
The latest from Our Little House in the Big Woods
- Give, sweet mama, give. Give, my man, give.
- Dust everywhere. Fuel barrel sold. Emptiness is form.
- The barrel is empty
- What does wood floor sanding and finishing have to do with spirituality?
- Turkey, brussels sprout salad, hurting hearts, gratitude and thanksgiving
- Reflections on daily blogging
- Smoke alarm drama & the Holy
- I found the missing heart in that messy closet
- “Letting people be who they’re gonna be”
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Good morning to all. Sitting here in our messy dust-covered little house in the woods. The hardwood floor sanding and finishing is complete, but we need to wait several more hours before moving the stove and kitchen table and rolltop … Continue reading
** I’ve got nothing for you today, Holy, the barrel is empty.** –It’s not coming from you, dear child. Trust into Me.– **I’ve nothing to say on Day 42.** –Let’s sit in silence together today. Sometimes I have to empty … Continue reading
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
Shhh…let’s pause here for a moment of silence. Breathe deeply, all the way down to that soft belly of yours. Feel your seat on this chair, this couch, this floor. Ahh, those sturdy feet. Breathe. Breathe. Again breathe, so natural, … Continue reading
Yesterday my friend and I had our every-other-week dyad time together. We’ve been meeting together almost two years now, since we met in a spiritual class in fall, 2018. May I share the format that our teacher suggested–and that we’ve … Continue reading
Today a Facebook friend complained that he tried meditation and only lasted seven, maybe eight, seconds. He didn’t know if he had attained a state of mindfulness but made a list of 73 things he wanted to accomplish today. He’s … Continue reading
We awoke to a February snow. Maybe five new inches decorated our winter landscape. The temperature promises to inch up in upcoming days into the 30’s and 40’s (0 to 7 C), but for now winter still sings her … Continue reading
It sometimes takes a long time–a truly long time–maybe even years, or decades, or a lifetime–for one to learn how to truly become quiet in the woods. So quiet, so still, that there is no difference between you and the … Continue reading
Snow continues to fly here in the north woods. You think snow drifts downward, don’t you? You think snow drops from clouds to earth. Sounds logical, right? I’ve learned that snow, in actuality, flies every-which-way. It’s most intriguing when it … Continue reading