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“The Journey by Mary Oliver “One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice — though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old […]

As I am typing these words, I am curled up on a comfy couch in a B & B (or more appropriately ‘bee and bee’) called The Hive. It is located in the Ontario Canadian town of Leskard. I trekked […]

As I was making my way from my home in beautiful, bucolic Bucks County, PA to North of the border Canada for what I know will be a magical wedding of my friends Shayne Traviss and Tim Emberly, I was tuning […]

As a 57 year old woman penning these words, I am amply aware that I have accumulated some baggage in my lifetime. From the moment we are born into families, we are threaded through with ancestral messages; spoken and silent. […]

A few days ago, I was in conversation with my long time friend Brian Farias. We met back in the early 90’s, if memory serves. He is a creative soul…a musician, music teacher, band leader and spiritual explorer. He lives […]

“It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are still alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger for them.” -George Eliot What do you long […]

“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.”-Meister Eckhart What is prayer?  Some might say that it is asking an outside male entity for a specific outcome as various faith […]

This morning, my friend Cindee Levow mused on Facebook: “I am envious of people who believe in God in such a way that they can have faith and find strength even in life & death circumstances. That would make life an […]

Live each day as if it could be your last… I penned these words two years ago and have since had the chance to re-evaluate them. “Had a thought today….well, I actually have a lot of them, but this one […]

“All phenomena are interdependent…endlessly interwoven.”-Thich Nhat Hanh This concept jumped out at me today while I was reading a book at the gym, sweating my prayers on the elliptical. It is called Clearing Emotional Clutter, and was written by Donald […]

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