Category Archives: Retreats and Workshops

Thoughts While On Retreat

Last night a hard rain with lightning and thunder.  This morning the sun rises before me, filling the day with a brilliance that seems to happen only after a late summer downpour.  The air swept clean of yesterday’s heaviness, welcomes … Continue reading

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Going On Retreat

There’s nothing like going on retreat, and that’s what I’ll be doing this coming week. I expect to do a lot of walking, writing, reading, drawing, and contemplating.  It will be a quiet time.  A time to get up early … Continue reading

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Writing Memories

My favorite reads have always been creative non-fiction … stories about people, how they live and why they do what they do.  While biography and autobiography are interesting, it’s memoir that I savor. For me, reading a memoir is like … Continue reading

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Hear Yea, Hear Yea!

In the midst of frustration and overwhelm from the daily clatter and clutter and in attempting to be kind to myself, as I attempt to be kind unto others, I hereby gift myself with two days a week to do … Continue reading

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Re-being …

Becky, a new friend I met at the retreat I talked about in my last post, birthed the word Re-be while we were there.  Becky, like myself is a person who has a ton of interests and has jumped from … Continue reading

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