Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Sun

I took this photo last week when I was on retreat at the Oregon coast. What a pleasure it was to be in the company of the sand and the salt water. This week as I prepare to leave on another journey, I offer you this poem, a poem that must be read at least […]

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Summertime… Hanging laundry on the line. The presence of delicate flowers. Canoeing on a quiet lake. Sharing a bowl full of cherries. Enjoy the moments.

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A Summer Ceremony

Celebrating summer seems fitting here in southern Ontario where our two months of summer stand out in welcome contrast to our many months of winter. That was certainly the case early one evening when a small group of people gathered in a grassy area to express aloud our intention to be present to summer and […]

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Swimming Home

Last week as we were paddling toward the island where we were going to camp, I noticed a beautiful spot off the shore that looked perfect for swimming. It was on the calm side of the island and although there were some small lily pads that might be a challenge to swim through, not too […]

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