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Waiting For My Real Life…

It sure does take awhile to shift to living from a life of surviving, pretending, and waiting for things to get better. When it’s finally time to land in the doing and living of life, it can suddenly feel pointless. … Continue reading

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Sweeping Habits

There is a black walnut tree that lives just over the edge of the property line, that makes quite a mess, nearly year round, dropping leaves and nuts and branches and bark. This would not be a real problem, but … Continue reading

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Bloom

“What’s it like to bloom?” I asked Buttercup She stood silent radiant unapologetic Not trying to be Daffodil, or Dandelion No apparent wish to be Rose, or Daisy Not seeming worried about threats of future weather or careless feet I … Continue reading

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Shift

There’s a place tight little hidden balled up somewhere That’s known terror degradation hunger loneliness That can’t deeply rest digest sleep play Watches the fight for power greedy growth ignoring the cries of Mother and each other and shakes at … Continue reading

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Another Awakening

I was supposed to be at a training this past weekend. Saturday, Day 3, would have found me exhausted and dreading the final day, ending 4 days of work, late Sunday afternoon. Then I would go into a heavy work … Continue reading

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New Old Wisdom

As I read Jamie Sams’ The Thirteen Original Clan Mothers, I feel a reverence for the journey I’m on. It’s deeply validating to see things I have felt from the beginning, echoed in these pages. The reverence for the interconnections … Continue reading

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Welcoming a New Day, New Year, New Perspective

I’m looking out at the back yard. The fox was here this morning, looking as though he’d spent the night. Five deer. Squirrels running around. 23 degrees. Birds combing the frozen mud. Winter has arrived, just in time for the … Continue reading

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Gifts in Disguise

I made the mistake of looking at my email last night, when Sunday is already quite a pressured experience anyway, preparing for the week. Glancing through, I found that I’d been fired by a client. The pain of it inhabited … Continue reading

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Back to basics

I’ve been away. I’m sorry it’s been so long. I’ve been thinking about you, though, be assured. This will be short. Perfection abandoned in favor of breaking new ground to feel the initiation of something a long time coming. Hope … Continue reading

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The Lightness of Grace

Thinking today about what more I can do to to be a redemptive force in the world, and reduce my ecological impact, it occurred to me that while I can and could do many more things, the balance sheet at … Continue reading

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