Tag Archives: peace

Time and Place

“ Maybe you had to leave in order to miss a place; maybe you had to travel to figure out how beloved your starting point was.” – Jodi Picoult, Handle with Care The white gold glow of the setting sun is … Continue reading

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Finding Eden

What came before, she no longer remembered there is only damp stone and ruined walls now, a mean shelter among the tall firs of the silent forest, this new life a blank slate, waiting for what, she did not know. … Continue reading

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Peace & Plenty

“ The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach.” – Henry Beston I wrote of early spring in my … Continue reading

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Maelstrom

There’s a collective storm brewing the likes of which we’ve never seen. Words that whispered through our minds are on news feeds for all the world to hear. The cacophony cuts like a knife, interrupting peaceful dreams and guiltless sleep, … Continue reading

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All is calm, all is bright…

“ We shall find peace. We shall hear angels. We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.” – Anton Chekhov   A small note to wish you all well during this beautiful season!  

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Holiday Field Notes

“ The walls and ceiling were so hung with living green that it looked a perfect grove, from every part of which bright gleaming berries glistened. The crisp leaves of holly, mistletoe and ivy reflected back the light, as if so … Continue reading

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Inner Directions

“Our dwellings become as temples and our branches intertwine.” – Alice Waters   In my last post, I wrote about roads not taken and a thoughtful comment by my Mom (touching on circular roads that show up in our lives) got me thinking … Continue reading

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