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2014 The Engaging with a Wholeheart Project: May

Cultivating Gratitude and Joy – Letting go of Scarcity and Fear of the Dark “Wanting a soul life without the dark, ………is like expecting an egg without the brooding heat of the mother hen.” © David Whyte from The Heart … Continue reading

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The many blessings of longing and joy

Thirteen years ago I came across a book in a local bookstore by Rachel Naomi Remen called My Grandfather’s Blessings.  A book of stories  of strength, refuge and belonging.  For me it became a book of change, a call to … Continue reading

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What are we doing?

Since my house burned down I now have a better view Of the rising moon Haiku by Basho It has been difficult to come to this writing these past months.  To write from the heart as I have committed to … Continue reading

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A fool’s journey

By David Whyte In that first hardly noticed moment in which you wake, coming back to this life from the other more secret, moveable and frighteningly honest world where everything began, there is a small opening into the new day … Continue reading

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Preparing to be unprepared

Life many times can be confusing and challenging. We may find we live life with the intention to grow our sense of self-awareness and well being with each new day but can be thrown off balance by events, thoughts, and … Continue reading

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Double, double toil and trouble

“Boil thou first in the charmed pot. Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble.” “Fair is foul and foul is fair.” (the witches of Shakespeare’s Macbeth) Once again today my class met and found itself engaged with … Continue reading

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