Monthly Archives: January 2016

Revived by Nature

This morning I arose early after a sleepless night to take my dog, Daisy for a walk. I’m a morning person so it wasn’t hard to get out of bed and I’m devoted to our early morning meanderings so I was in fairly good spirits. But it didn’t take me long to notice how deeply […]

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Manifesto of the Heart

This summer I turned 60! I’ve been making my way to this very special birthday for a while now. It began three years ago when a young woman offered me her chair. I arrived late to a workshop and when she stood up and whispered, “take my chair, after all, I’m young”, I realized that […]

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Invite the Cold to Warm You

One morning this week I awoke to frost on my window. I imagined it must be bitterly cold outside and my attention turned toward the hot cup of tea I was holding in my hands. We live in a world of contrasts. • Messy and clean • Dark and light • Happy and sad • […]

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Easing through Change

I have a mantra that has been with me for many years. I started saying it in my early 30’s when I was a running regularly on the trails in the Pacific Northwest. It was a time of physical strength and inner angst. I ran for exercise and to clear my mind. One day it […]

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A Fresh Look at a New Year

I went for a New Year’s walk first thing this morning. I got on my coat, boots, hat and mittens and headed out the door with the intention to see things with fresh eyes. After all, this was the first morning of the first day of a new year. Tiny snowflakes were gently falling and […]

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