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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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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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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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About Sacred Stories, Part2

The second part of “Eight Things You Should Know About Sacred Stories.”  See December 9 for Part 1. Third, We retell stories because they embody something for us–an idea, an image, a virtue, a piece of wisdom, an experience, a … Continue reading

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The Sacred: Rest and Relaxation

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

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Harbor: Rest and Relaxation

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

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Harbor: For Going Out Again

I’ve read another report of research on the positive effects of smiling.  The latest indicates that not only does choosing to smile have a positive effect on those around us, but it actually lowers our own blood pressure and stress … Continue reading

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