Posts tagged "reflection"
Reflection Leads to Connection

Reflection Leads to Connection

I remember that most years I have relished Advent.  After all, Adventus, the Latin root our the word, means “coming.”  On reflection, I can feel into the expectant waiting, the pleasures, the promises of the coming weeks.   This year there seems to be so much craziness in the world, the political weirdness added unto the commercial...
What's Your Story?

What’s Your Story?

What if Einstein was wrong? “The world is made up of stories, not atoms.” Poet Muriel Rukeyser once said just this!   So what’s your story?  Here are a few points to ponder, enjoy, laugh about, share… as we consider stories, their importance, the role they play in our lives — and bring awareness to our personal answer to...
Line Dancing

Line Dancing

Recently I have felt the push-pull of the good news-bad news that surrounds us, and can easily drop into overwhelm… It seems to me kinda like walking a tight rope:  I want to be careful not to fall into the slough of despair and despond  on the one side, as I feel into all the scary and alarming...
Rails and Trails, Blossoms and Bees

Rails and Trails, Blossoms and Bees

“Everything that lives, lives not alone, nor for itself.”  William Blake   Day 4: Friday Harbor to Dennis’s Highland Garden House, Mt. Vernon  Leisurely breakfast outside, yoga and good-byes.  Almost at the ferry, we discovered our water bottles were missing. Lisl sprinted back to Juniper’s Lane to get them!  Yeah for strong legs!  Peaceful, expansive ferry...
Life and Death

Life and Death

Happy May Day! The First of May is celebrated widely and diversely. The Writers Almanac surveys the many different ways May 1st is, and has been, observed across the years. In addition to celebrating, with open heart and all  my senses, the earth’s great efflorescing, I like to mark the march of seasons. (Effloresce was my word of the day today. It’s a...