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We have not come here to take prisoners

Tuesday, May 10, 2011      39 comments

I've been going through a bit of a rough patch recently, exacerbated today by a hurtful incident. I went to a favorite poetry spot for solace and this verse from "Oh please" by Hafiz jumped out at me: "Run like hell, my dear, from anyone... Read more

A little down? Need to be inspired?

Friday, May 06, 2011      23 comments

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Strike Against Terror

Tuesday, May 03, 2011      28 comments

STRIKE AGAINST TERROR By Thich Nhat Hanh "Strike against terror" is a misleading expression. What we are striking against is not the real cause or the root of terror.... Read more

Happy Easter whatever your path!

Friday, April 22, 2011      26 comments

My computer woes continue: I can't believe I accomplished this wish to share Easter greetings with you...ON DIAL-UP!!! I love Jesus, who said to us: heaven and ea... Read more

Anyone Can Sing

Sunday, April 17, 2011      20 comments

This says so much of what I feel so much better than I would articulate it: Song Thrush tinyurl.com/3dyxff3 and www.birdjam.com/birdsong
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Why can't we be friends?

Friday, April 15, 2011      20 comments

We would do well to emulate their behavior. Don't you agree? Click here: www.karmatube.org/videos
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Spirit of Place

Wednesday, April 13, 2011      17 comments

As Carol Maureen (CMRAND54) knows, there are times that words are superfluous, redundant. That seems to be the case for me with William Stafford's poetry. I will just say that all of my encounters with great blue herons have taken me to ... Read more

Have fun, my dears!

Tuesday, April 12, 2011      15 comments

Tenerife, Easter Islands A SUSPENDED BLUE OCEAN The sky Is a suspended blue ocean. The stars are the fish That swim. The planets are the white whales ... Read more

The Gift -- take it, it's yours

Wednesday, April 06, 2011      22 comments

Words...naw. Just slowly take Stafford in, as you would a fine wine. The Gift Time wants to show you a different country. It's the one that your life conceal... Read more

Cardio and stretching with photos

Sunday, April 03, 2011      21 comments

My preferred cardio is bicycling (oh! that I could regularly achieve five days of one hour of cycling each-and-every week) and my preferred stretching is hatha yoga (my goal is at least a 1/2-hr. daily practice). The third piece of the *movemen... Read more

Testimony...and a fabulous weekend in photos

Monday, March 28, 2011      17 comments

A few photos of the great weekend in Eureka Springs, AR with dear SparkFriend Stephanie (SLASALLE) and her delightful partner, Beth. We both drove around four hours to get to Eureka Springs, a delightful village in the Ozarks of NW Arkansas; t... Read more

EAT, PRAY, PLAY -- in photos and prose

Thursday, March 24, 2011      20 comments

emoticon EAT I feel like carbohydrates get such a bad rap and rep. And so I hereby proclaim my allegiance t... Read more

I'm addicted...to SPRING!

Wednesday, March 23, 2011      18 comments

I am a lover of spring. Many of us have acknowledged lately that we feel ourselves coming alive out of our winter hibernation, feel the earth moving under our feet, feel life coursing through our veins. Ah spring! How it caresses us bac... Read more

Photos: KaliMa, My New Vita Sport Road Bike!

Monday, March 21, 2011      33 comments

Today I picked up the Specialized Vita Sport from my local bike shop, The Ride! I'm astounded at its responsiveness, speed, lightness...and sleek beauty! Carol (DAISY... Read more

Spring!

Monday, March 21, 2011      14 comments

Ahhhhhhhhh... ~ walking the monastery labyrinth Saturday night under the full moon's shimmering glow shining through the trees, occasional passing clouds adding graphic beauty and striking shadow-shows ~ the warbling of unnamed birds g... Read more


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