Monthly Archives: October 2011

Holding Back

“I think we are embarrassed by how much pain we have been in throughout our entire lives. Because we are embarrassed, we don’t share this truth with one another. But the embarrassment is just that— embarrassment. We need to have … Continue reading

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Dreams And Horses

I’ve been thinking about my dreams. Not the kind that come during sleep, the kind that come in my waking hours. Often my daydreams are about happy things; remembering someone I love or something that made me laugh. But they … Continue reading

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Life Is Good

Life is a good teacher and a good friend. Things are always in transition, if we could only realize it. Nothing ever sums itself up in the way that we like to dream about. The off-center, in-between state is an … Continue reading

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“My mind works in idleness.  To do nothing is often my most profitable way.” Viriginia Woolf The peace I gathered and brought home from my recent retreat to the beach has worn off.  Until this week I was able juggle … Continue reading

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My Donkey

“For most of us, and for most of modern culture, the body is principally seen as the object of our ego agendas, the donkey for the efforts of our ambitions. The donkey is going to be thin, the donkey is … Continue reading

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OnTraveling, Autumn Leaves,Trains and Ducks

When October comes, and colorful leaves begin to drop to the ground, I’m reminded of a trip I took one year with my family to Vermont.  It would be the first time I would find myself in the Green Mountain … Continue reading

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