The Blues and Other Hues of Winter

February 23, 2014 by  
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  Today’s simple pleasure ~ the ever present blues, whites, and browns of a February wintry day. I took a winter walk with my camera today. It was bitter cold but sunny.  The air was still and silent, “crisp” as they say, and its freshness made me feel bold and alive. Leafless brown trees stuck up out of the ice and snow [...]

Love the Questions Themselves

February 22, 2014 by  
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“Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point [...]

Every now and then go away

February 1, 2014 by  
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“Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer. Go some distance away because then the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken in at a glance and a lack of harmony and proportion is more readily seen.” [...]

I said to my soul

January 29, 2014 by  
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“I said to my soul, be still and wait without hope, for hope would be hope for the wrong thing; wait without love, for love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faith, but the faith and the love are all in the waiting. Wait without thought, for you are not ready [...]

Happy New Year to all the Pinwheel Girls!

December 31, 2013 by  
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Happy New Year to all the Pinwheel Girls! Take time to slow down and enjoy this special time of year. There are so many festivals of Light all around you. Soak it in and let it envelope you. Feel its warmth blanket your heart and spirit. It is not about shopping malls and retail deals. We [...]

Reflection Activities for New Year’s Day

December 30, 2013 by  
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Yesterday I shared that I’m getting ready to hunker down for my annual New Year’s Eve reflection activities and I shared my agenda with you — just in case you were looking for something “different” to do this year. Every New Year’s Eve I spend the evening with my journal, sketch pads, candles, card decks, music, prayers, intentions, and [...]

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