Tag Archives: thoughts

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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Let’s play Treasure Hunt

Yesterday I drove west and north toward “big town” grocery shopping up in Houghton. At first I asked the Holy if we could play a game–Treasure Hunt. That’s a game where you keep your eyes wide open and the Universe … Continue reading

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What have you learned in 2020?

We usually save such year-end questions for after Christmas. While we’re chilling after the holiday rush. When we’re not frantically buying presents, penning cards, decking the halls with boughs of holly. But this year–if you’ve time or inclination–let’s ask this … Continue reading

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Reflections on daily blogging

My 75 day commitment to connect more deeply to the Holy Heart, Spirit, God, Love…to explore “What the Heart knows” during the waning days of 2020 is halfway over now. We’re counting down toward year’s end. Thirty eight, thirty seven, … Continue reading

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“Letting people be who they’re gonna be”

Earlier this week I talked with a very wise young person. She shared about her spiritual and political beliefs. Laughing a little, she shrugged her shoulders and talked about her brothers with very different outlooks on life. She traveled to … Continue reading

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