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Our time.... finite and precious.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015      10 comments

"I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read and all the friends I want to see." - John Burroughs Wow.... does this quote ever speak to me as I contin... Read more

The Sabbath Poem ( just for Sparkers)

Wednesday, April 22, 2015      11 comments

Today's poem reflects the journey we are on...... the last two lines ..... positive and full of purpose. No, no, there is no going back. Less and less you are that possibility you were. More and more you have become those lives an... Read more

An Irish Blessing by John O Donahue

Tuesday, March 17, 2015      11 comments

Beannacht ("Blessing") On the day when the weight deadens on your shoulders and you stumble, may the clay dance to balance you. And when your eyes free... Read more

Gathering my thoughts

Sunday, March 01, 2015      6 comments

I feel like I need to gather my thoughts and process my past 4 days on the road. emoticon I have not been the... Read more

It Will Be a Good Year in 2015.. Sparkers Already Know What To Do.

Saturday, December 27, 2014      5 comments

The Christmas holiday time is nearly over. I plan to weigh in in a couple of days to assess the 'damage' by getting on the scales, although I don't think it will be too bad Read more

What Life Expects From Us.

Thursday, September 25, 2014      4 comments

After spending an evening mindlessly eating some lovely trail mix from Costco, I began thinking about the unfortunate and self defeating parts of my choices I made that evening. Then I began to think about some of the ideas of Dr. Victo... Read more

Autumn Psalm

Tuesday, September 23, 2014      2 comments

Another new beginning as well as thoughts about endings for SparkFriends, this autumn. May we all feel an "at home-ness" within our selves at this time of year.... Read more

When the wind Is Perfect

Tuesday, September 16, 2014      6 comments

May all my Sparkfriends and our Firecracker Challenge team have a day (and a challenge) with perfect wind. I love this poem. ON A DAY WHEN THE WIND IS PERFECT On a day when the wind is perfect, the sail just needs to open and ... Read more

Friendships and motivation

Sunday, July 20, 2014      6 comments

Motivation, support, encouragement is so important and especially so when it comes from friends. As I ( gratefully) continue to move into my 'mature' years I value the importance of friendships and value of having people around to sha... Read more

The 'scale' perspective.....

Wednesday, June 11, 2014      4 comments

As I am soon to start a new SP Challenge, and will be getting on the scale more frequently, I want to share a little perspective on "the scale." I am (or we are) so much more than the scale. Read more

Our Spring Hope and Inspiration

Wednesday, April 30, 2014      4 comments

This is one smart little tulip. This handsome little fellow has figured out a good stradegy to avoid his bloom being consumed by the many deer that roam our neighborhood.... Read more

SparkPeople - Welcome Back

Sunday, April 27, 2014      7 comments

There has been something important missing lately. And something else has made an ugly appearance, in it's place. emoticonRead more

Must love the Iris

Tuesday, April 01, 2014      7 comments

The Iris is an amazing flower. It is a flower that is strong and has courage. It can survive and withstand storms, long winters, and even poor and difficult soil. It does not give up. The ancient greeks used the Iris as a symbol of faith ... Read more

For The Coming of Springtime, Lent, Daylight Savings Time and the Snow Melting

Friday, March 07, 2014      5 comments

In my morning meditation I remembered this poem and found it on the poet's website. I want to share it with Spark Friends. The Opening of Eyes That day I saw beneath dark clouds the passing light over the water and I heard t... Read more

Goals and Grades: February Report Card

Saturday, March 01, 2014      4 comments

To stop, and look at where you are in relation to where you have been brings up many mixed feelings. But I think it important. Especially, when we are trying to improve, and get some place beyond where we are now. In that spirit I dec... Read more


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