Tag Archives: trust

I stopped writing at fifty

I stopped writing at fifty. It seemed I had nothing more to say. Me! Who always had an opinion, could give lectures about the state of anything with confidence. Especially to my children. Had no more words. Nothing. Empty. The … Continue reading

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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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Shadows of kindness

Winter solstice Night of the long shadows Night marking winter beginnings Marking paradoxically, the return of the sun And in days to come A rebirth A new year New moments to recreate and re-envision this life Winter solstice Arriving on … Continue reading

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What’s your edge?

Edges A common metaphor used in our everyday language. ‘What’s your edge?’ ‘I’m on the edge?’ ‘Jumping off the edge.’  ‘Going over the edge.’ ‘Finding my way back from the edge.’ We have all kinds of edges. Learning edges. Comfort … Continue reading

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Silence, the answer

We fear the silence The letting go The being alone The death that comes But only in the silence             When all is quiet             When the breath can be heard             When the sound of this moment arrives Do … Continue reading

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Getting out of the way

It’s taken me a while to get back to writing a new post, even as my mind and heart is preoccupied, my commitment to this blog writing demands that I not abandon it, to just write, no matter how imperfect. … Continue reading

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Life without calculation

Driving on the highway last night to visit a little patient and his family I see weekly, I found myself musing about the nature of faith and hope.  I rarely travel this road but it has become a weekly ritual … Continue reading

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