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The Kitchen: Bread Magic

Baking bread from scratch is an act of diligence, faith, and extreme patience.  I have found nothing as centering as the task of baking bread.  It is an investment of time and energy and focus – deep thought and deep … Continue reading

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Departures: Time to Breathe

There have been weeks when I have restricted myself from bingeing on social media.  During those weeks I realized how much there was to do – and how much I couldn’t think of to do.  With all of the time … Continue reading

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Departures: The Gift in Good-Bye

“The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected. Maybe they always have been and will be. Maybe we’ve lived a thousand lives before this one and in each of them we’ve found each other. … Continue reading

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Sustenance: One Hour Slow

Over Memorial Day weekend, we stayed at a guesthouse in Leicester, NC.  The house was solar powered, completely off the grid.  Its water came from a spring-fed creek, delivered by gravity.  With a propane stove and refrigerator, all our needs … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis – The Journey

Where are you going? We ask ourselves this question periodically as we move through life. Setting goals, checking in on how the journey is progressing, perhaps altering our course or even tweaking our mode of transportation… The truth is that … Continue reading

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Sowing: Creating Change

Here there is a patch of dirt.  It doesn’t look like much, but it is infinite in its potential.  In order for it to become a garden it will take diligent effort on your part.  Enrich it, and it will … Continue reading

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Sowing: Seeds of Time, part 2

(Part 1 of Sowing Time can be found here.) My family has it in mind to plant a new garden this year.  In the past we have always grown herbs, but the boys and I are eager to grow vegetables.  … Continue reading

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Sowing: The Strength Within

Every seed is a capsule of life, containing the full potential of its parent.  Flowers, trees, shrubs, and grasses release this part of themselves each season to discover their place in the world – the new location that will become … Continue reading

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Sowing: Time

I don’t have time for this!  How often I have thought this to myself as unexpected things happen in my life.  One of our children gets sick.  The toilet clogs up.  One of our dogs eats a pound of chocolate … Continue reading

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Birth: Create Your Beginning

Third week of January…  The New Year is getting old already.  How many people have given up on their resolutions by now?  Is it really too late to start fresh?  I guess I’ll have to wait until next year to … Continue reading

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