bee balm love

bee balm love

  What should I do  If love seizes me?   Start dancing, of course!   Sweep love into your arms and press her to your chest.   When particles of dust [or flowers!] are touched by the sun they spread their arms and start whirling to a music no one can hear. ~ Rumi    ...
return to the most human

return to the most human

  Return to the Most Human by May Sarton Return to the most human, nothing less will nourish the torn spirit, the bewildered heart, the angry mind: and from the ultimate duress, pierced with the breath of anguish, speak of love. Return, return to the deep sources,...
Savoring Dave, Chocolate & Summer!

Savoring Dave, Chocolate & Summer!

something different: a little, rhyming summer poem for you! 🙂   Even though we rarely eat sweets, Dave’s 60th needed a treat.     Something summery, simple, and celebratory to follow salmon, salad, memories, and stories.   The family in the garden all gathered...
Free Heart

Free Heart

May a woman’s heart be a vast open field upon which wild horses can run. ~ Tibetan Buddhist saying   My New Year’s theme for 2017 is Free Heart.   While i knew clearly that this was my path for 2017, i needed time to understand more and to live into it...
Practice: Haiku-like Mindfulness Verses

Practice: Haiku-like Mindfulness Verses

One way to nourish yourself in your life, whether you are carrying something difficult with you or just wanting to connect more deeply with yourself, is this practice I learned from Sara Avant Stover on SHE Retreat last year, which we also enjoyed a few weeks ago on...
The Coming of Light

The Coming of Light

The Coming of Light by Mark Strand Even this late it happens: the coming of love, the coming of light. You wake and the candles are lit as if by themselves, stars gather, dreams pour into your pillows, sending up warm bouquets of air. Even this late the bones of the...

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