Monthly Archives: March 2017

Still awaiting spring…

On this dreary early spring morning gentle rain is falling on night time’s snow. I sit writing at my kitchen table accompanied by a cup of hot tea and a vase of wilting flowers. Pulling them in to take a closer look, I discover a world of wonderful has been there awaiting my notice. There’s […]

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Sweet Silence

Sweet silence. I’ve always felt an affinity for it. On weekend nights during my last year in high school, along with cruising around town looking for fun, my best friend and I would make time to stop in at a Catholic church. We both knew that the doors would be open and that no one […]

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Spring is a new beginning…

This Monday March 20th at 6:29 am EDT, marks the equinox and the first day of spring. An undeniable shift will be happening in the natural world on that particular day at that particular moment; a shift that ushers in spring a time of growing light and warmth. When I was a child, each year […]

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Are You Choosing Spring?

It’s still winter here in southern Ontario. The ground is snow covered and the nighttime temperatures are -19°C/0°F. And yet, this time of year my wellbeing depends on believing that winter will eventually come to an end. I am committed to turning my gaze toward any sign of spring. The other morning when I heard […]

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Are you feeling tired?

Are you feeling tired? Who isn’t? Most of us lead such busy lives and at this time of year many are feeling the weight of a long winter. When I received the same poem from two different friends last week it seemed like ‘help’ was giving me a tap on the shoulder so I took […]

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