Tag Archives: writing

God loves nonsense, too

Last night I decided to write a light-hearted blog post today with the title “God loves nonsense, too.” At 1:30 a.m., wide awake, staring at the ceiling, my mind dictated an entire serious and logical post about “levels of awareness” … Continue reading

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An election day parable: “You never know what’s for best or worst”

You’ve heard the story about the Zen farmer, haven’t you? If not, mindfully pour yourself a cup of tea and settle in your comfy chair on this US election day, 2020. Something to perhaps momentarily take your mind off any … Continue reading

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The gifts and challenges of daily blogging

Today I want to write a little personal reflection. It’s Day 13 of the seventy-five day commitment to connect more deeply with God, Spirit, Holy, Love…to explore “What the Heart Knows” during the waning days of 2020. Day 13 already! … Continue reading

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You are part of this October pond now, too

Spirituality is like a half-frozen pond in late October. Where does the pond start and end? What is the pond really?

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I am a sheeple with my big wooly sheep coat. (And so much more.)

I am a sheeple with my big wooly sheep coat. You can herd me in your meadows and I will do what you say: obey traffic signs, wear masks on airlines during a pandemic, attend public schools, collect a social … Continue reading

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Please, please, please ducks–just go to bed (and chickens, please let me take your pictures!)

Some of you may recall from the last blog post that my weekend assignment included tending a friend’s chickens and ducks. Dog and cat, too. It is now time to report back. I have thought long and hard about the … Continue reading

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Unexpected, unanticipated, unpredicted and unforeseeable

I often want to be a once-a-week blogger. They are such cool cats! You know, the folks who vow to write once a week and follow through on their pledge, year after blogging year. They pick a day of the … Continue reading

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Our neighborhood “Point” of Lake Superior magic

Good morning to all on this cloudy cooler Saturday morning in our Upper Peninsula woods. Just wanting to post some photos of our recent drive out to Point Abbaye which juts out into Lake Superior like a finger pointing toward … Continue reading

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Primitive, prehistoric, bygone, lost, irrevocable, lapsed, expired, run out, ended, finished

A heavy-hearted moment is upon me. This moment has been coming for years and years and years. It is time. Time to throw away my cherished childhood friend.  She that accompanied me through crushes, pimples and teenage angst.  She that … Continue reading

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Gifts of root and wing

I’m sitting in this little house in the woods month after everlasting month growing fat sturdy roots into the earth.  Down, down, down, go my roots.  Past the fading couch, past the basement with its wood stove, past the clay … Continue reading

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