Category Archives: writing and spirituality

For April 30, 2018: The Necessity for Stillness

When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests … Continue reading

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For the Week of April 16, 2018: Practicing a Spirit of Gratitude

i thank You God for most this amazing day:for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything which is natural which is infinite which is yes… (From:  “i thank You God for … Continue reading

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For the Week of October 23, 2017: On Healing: Embracing the Quiet in Our Lives

When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests … Continue reading

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For the Week of October 16, 2017: When Life Hurts, What Sustains You?

It’s difficult to imagine the many lives that have been lost or devastated in the past few weeks by fire, hurricanes, shootings or bombings.  Each day seems to only bring more reports of tragedy–loss and destruction.  Last week I wrote … Continue reading

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