Whole Hearted Courage

Posted by on Jun 29, 2011 in Events and Education, Grief, Healing, Spirituality or Religion | 0 comments

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar… ~~Raymond Lundquist Hello all 🙂 Blogger Slacker returns… I took this pic a few months ago in a remote place called Cathedral Canyon, in The Middle Of Nowhere, Missouri. To reach this place, you have to leave all that is familiar, drive 2 hours from a major city, then hike even further into the more-middle-of-nowhere. I must say~~ it was totally worth it. The pic doesn’t do it justice. I spent a few days in that part of the world, totally off the grid and reconnecting with myself. It was lovely in a million different ways. During that...

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Big-Beautiful-Wonderful

Posted by on Oct 11, 2010 in Grief, Happiness, Peace, prayers, Spirituality | 3 comments

I don’t know exactly what a prayer is. I do know how to pay attention, how to fall down into the grass, how to kneel down in the grass, how to be idle and blessed, how to stroll through the fields,which is what I have been doing all day. Tell me, what else should I have done? Doesn’t everything die at last, and too soon? Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? ~~From The Summer Day, by Mary Oliver It’s a gorgeous  here, an Indian Summer day that begged me to, as John Muir  once said, “Grab a bag of tea and a loaf of bread and hop the...

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