Tag Archives: spirituality

What I have learned during the pandemic

Every challenge in life has the potential to teach us so much. To open our closed eyes, to bring us nearer to inclusion and love, to allow us to ease the grip of human fear. What have you learned during … Continue reading

Posted in October, 2021 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 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

Catching up, fake news, I was wrong, Path of the Heart

It’s a frigid January morning here in our little house in the woods. The propane furnace motor hummed during the night trying to keep us warm, and this morning at 6 a.m. I started a roaring fire in the wood … Continue reading

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What the heart knows now

Today is the last day of my seventy-five day journey to connect more deeply with God, Spirit, Holy, Love…to explore “What the Heart Knows” during the waning days of 2020. Wow! What a ride it’s been. I can’t believe we’re … Continue reading

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Coyote or wolf comes teaching trust

Yesterday was such an active day filled with blogging, dyad, work, grocery shopping in the “big” town 45 miles north, phone calls with family, stoking fires, making dinner, responding to blog comments, oh, and a dozen other already forgotten undertakings. … Continue reading

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Playing spirit hide and seek

December has worn her drab gray dress every day. OK, maybe she jazzed up with some weak yellow sunshine occasionally when she felt festive. But mostly she’s just dulled us with mono color. This is nothing new here in the … Continue reading

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Ready for it to end! Don’t want it to end…

I can’t wait until this seventy five day blogging commitment is over. Counting the days until it’s ended…six, five, four… Man, it’s lasted forever and a day. 2021 can’t come soon enough! I am going to be bereft when this … Continue reading

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