Tag Archives: spirituality

Oh the flow…

I recently returned home to the Upper Peninsula after a week-long visit with my mom in the Thumb of Michigan.  It’s a 550 mile drive from the western U.P. through the sands of the eastern U.P. through breaking-into-spring greens in … Continue reading

Posted in May 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 56 Comments

Sprinkling petals atop snow

On some January mornings the sun rises and casts lemon shadows against the blue-shadowed snow. In the night deer nibble spruce branches and bed beneath them during this dark phase of the moon.

Posted in January 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 80 Comments

What do you want to be when you grow up?

I don’t know about you, friend, but I never figured out the answer to that question. It makes me even wonder if this question has any validity. As Americans, we change jobs a lot. It’s been rumored that we often … Continue reading

Posted in September 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Rumi & back pain

I am finding Rumi gems hither and yon and re-falling in love with this poetry.  As someone with a wee bit of lower back pain this morning, I smiled when accidentally discovering this poem.  Suzi Banks Baum sent it to … Continue reading

Posted in September 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , | 43 Comments

Missing it

Sometimes I truly miss my year-long outdoor blog commitment.  Some of you may remember Opening the door, Walking Outside.  From Solstice in December, 2008 through December 20, 2009, I spent time outside every day and blogged about it. It proved … Continue reading

Posted in September 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 68 Comments

Hello, mouse & other early morning ponderings

1.  I have nothing to say and should be getting ready for work. 2.  A perfect time to write a blog post! 3.  If, by the time this post ends, the fingers type all nonsense–well, it’s easy enough to delete. … Continue reading

Posted in September 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 64 Comments

What is your purpose?

I saw the first wildflower of spring in our woods this afternoon. A beautiful yellow trout lily peeking out from its nest of dried autumn leaves. I pondered purpose. Did you ever spend hours, days, months, years thinking about your … Continue reading

Posted in May 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 30 Comments