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September 13–Beauty: Strewn About

The wreckage after the Hurricane, whether it is entire communities or just the damage to your fence or roof is not beautiful.  It’s hard and sometimes dangerous, and it creates what will likely be weeks and months of recovery.  Maybe … Continue reading

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Summer Break until July 1, 2017

Maybe you are old enough to know the context.  Just a humorous way to say–oh yes, by the way, we are taking a break for the month of June.  The Words will be back July 1. In the meantime, our … Continue reading

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Return Again: What Are You?

I watched the first of three segments of the PBS series “9 Months That Made You.” This first episode offers a profound view of the first 8 weeks of human development at the cellular level. Scientists have made significant discoveries … Continue reading

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March 28–Awe and Wonder: Exactly as it should be

For me, it doesn’t take long to find awe inspiring words, people, places and things.  Awe, for me, is the feeling of wonder, that something is exactly what it should be.  I’m experiencing it, the perfection.  That this is the … Continue reading

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March 3–Awe and Wonder: Follow the Landscape

Many years ago now, I bought a Native American flute from a flute maker in the mid-west. I had been taken in by the haunting beauty of Native American flute.  I felt the flute in me, and I wanted to … Continue reading

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February 5–Science and Reason: No Fear

Nothing in life is to be feared.  It is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more so that we may fear less.  —Marie Curie* Too often, religions foster fear in their adherents.  The fear fits a … Continue reading

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February 3–Science and Reason: Seeing and Saying

It is a rare qualification to be able to state a fact simply and adequately . . . to conceive and suffer the truth to pass through us living and intact . . . First of all a man must … Continue reading

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The Sacred: Rest and Reflect

“What?  No Words today?”  croaked the Frog. That’s right.  On Saturdays, we take a writing break, but we hope that you will look back through this week’s or month’s reflections and find one that you have not read, or choose to … Continue reading

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The Sacred: Rest and Reflect

“What?  No Words today?”  growled the Grizzly. That’s right.  On Saturdays, we take a writing break, but we hope that you will look back through this week’s or month’s reflections and find one that you have not read, or choose to … Continue reading

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The Sacred: Rest and Refelct

“What?  No Words today?”  inquired the Squirrel. That’s right.  On Saturdays, we take a writing break, but we hope that you will look back through this week’s or month’s reflections and find one that you have not read, or choose to … Continue reading

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