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Tag: Living

Unlearning: Take Two

If I am ever to reach my goal of becoming a Good Human then I need to become more aware of how my words and actions affect others.

Imagine Peace

“Imagine Peace”, the card says. It is a simple message with much deeper meaning.

Seasons Gratings!

Christmas is over. Thank the gods! I have something to admit: I have a problem with Christmas. Not an objection, I like the idea of families gathering and sharing, I […]

Past Present

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald How bright these lights that shine now. Here. In this moment. Blinding […]

Personal Update – November 8, 2018

Surrender isn’t the same as giving up but it sure can feel like it. The insurance adjusting never paid off. Thousands of dollars, 6 licenses, 32 certifications, over 600 hours […]

Home

A little story about finding something I didn’t even know I’d lost.

Atlantis

The pieces of the jigsaw puzzle my life looks like most of the time are falling gently, and hurriedly, into place. My trip North was cancelled at the last minute […]

Unexpected Wisdom

The Universe is always talking to us. Telling us to be patient. To breathe. Telling us it cares. That we are loved. Listen.

We all have them

We all have them: Good days Bad days Days when we want to save the world Days when we want to see it burn Days when the lightness in our […]

Resurrection Fern

I see you there Withering in the branches of the life you cling to Withdrawn to your own shade To protect your roots Where you wait Patiently For the nourishing […]

Life

I could spend my life Lamenting what I may never have Or learning and moving on With gratitude I could spend it Worrying about tomorrow Or crying about yesterday Or […]

Discover. Now.

Life is all about discovery. When we are born we discover the most amazing things: the world develops before our very eyes and as we grow it expands as if we, ourselves, are the gods that create it moment by moment.

An instrument of peace

“Lord, make me an instrument of peace.” With that single line St Francis defined a life of mindfulness and loving kindness long before those terms were first used. Long before […]

Rise!

Rise! Shine bright Light the sky Dispel the night Guide the weary With your light You are the sun Rise! —————- Image: “Rising” by Ilsur Gareev

Time and Love

Time. For many years I thought I would have enough time to do all the things I wanted to do. Hike the Continental Divide. Sail to the Galapagos. Explore pre-Mayan […]