Monthly Archives: July 2009

THE TIDE BENEATH MY FEET

I had the pleasure of a day at a beach in Stratford the other day with two friends. We talked light talk, ate a picnic lunch, and, since the clouds were towering in their summer glory, we spoke of dreams. … Continue reading

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ON YOUR BOOKSHELF

You may have a book sitting on your bookshelf, just patiently waiting for you to live into the moment that you might be ready for it. Just such a book has been sitting on my bookshelf, since Mother’s Day, 2005, … Continue reading

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ABUNDANCE STRIPPED DOWN

Summer is full upon us, and for several days I have awakened to golden light falling across my room. I can stretch in its warmth. How luscious! “In lush abundance how relieving it is to be stripped down to essentials, … Continue reading

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BORROWED IS GOOD

From some deep place of inner peace and wonder, energy passed on moments ago by a dear friend to me., I sat down to share it with you. However, as luck would have it, I can never resist preliminary trips … Continue reading

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A SUBTLE HOMAGE

… and in my next breath, all I can think is, “I”m desolate!” Desolate at finishing a novel of 290 pages of a book that could be termed ‘a woman’s book’? I will not keep you waiting, the book is: … Continue reading

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EMPHATICALLY EMERSON

I awoke, did my ‘bed exercises’, made coffee and did my ‘sink exercises’, then picked up this book on notes that Ralph Waldo Emerson made to himself in his various journals. Some kind of order there, isn’t there? Almost as … Continue reading

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MY OWN FLEETING AND MOMENTARY HAPPINESS

That line from a poem popped out of the page and I found I was able to see that happiness could be fleeting and could be momentary and still feel solid and real and mine. Gosh, do you hear the … Continue reading

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FOUR PERFECT AVOCADOS

I love the simple, nutty flavor of a good avocado. Almost a week ago, a wonderful friend came by and , knowing I love the simple, nutty flavor of a good avocado, brought me four avocados. Since that time, we … Continue reading

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ON THE BRINK

Remember those last five pounds you couldn’t lose? Remember that last 100 yards you couldn’t make across the finish line? What? Not familiar? think again, you’ll find that memory. And, with it, the kindness to laugh with me at how … Continue reading

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