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Sunset

This poem conveys where I am right now, tonight, on this magnificent journey. Calmly living and growing in this space in-between. Sunset Slowly the west reaches for clothes of new colors which it passes to a row of ancient trees. … Continue reading

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Bonus Assignment

“Don’t you notice that there are particular moments when you are naturally inspired to introspection? Work with them gently, for these are the moments when you can go through a powerful experience, and your whole worldview can change quickly.” ― … Continue reading

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Briefly it Enters

One of the joys of being on vacation is the blissful leisure of reading. Often, I have a stack of novels in my vacation queue, but on this particular week of break from my professional life, poems are what seems … Continue reading

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Guided by Spirit

When I was cleaning my office in preparation for our move to a new building, I decided it was time to go through my binders full of paper (no prior election puns intended) and recycle the many articles, notes, and … Continue reading

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Spiritual and Religious

It was a thunderstorm induced plane delay in Wisconsin that set the wheels in motion. My colleague texted me Friday, worried that her forced rebooking would interfere with my plans to pick her up at the airport to drive together … Continue reading

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Being Still

I am not naturally inclined toward being still. If I am truly honest about my nature, motion and action are central to my daily living and to the trajectory of my personal and professional growth. I have been described across … Continue reading

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Unexpected tears

Whenever you find tears in your eyes, especially unexpected tears, it is well to pay the closest attention. They are not only telling you something about the secret of who you are but, more often than not, God is speaking … Continue reading

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Broken Heart

A colleague of mine at our counseling agency had a brother who had become a Buddhist monk.  He was visiting with her, so she invited us for an evening of meditation and conversation at her home.  The group was eclectic, and the … Continue reading

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Waking

Although the time in which I wake has varied greatly over the years, the process of waking has always been one that fascinates me. There have been times when an angry alarm clock jolted me awake, other times when my … Continue reading

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Sketching tulips

One perfect bunch of red tulips. Hmmmm…no…wait, maybe a bunch of yellow. I dug through my wallet to see how much spare cash was laying around in quarters, dimes, and dollars. Excellent…I had enough to buy one bunch of each. … Continue reading

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