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“Do not be dismayed…”

Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the world. All things break. And all things can be mended. Not with time, as they say, but with intention. So go. Love intentionally, extravagantly, unconditionally. The broken world waits in darkness for the light that is you.                   […]

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Yes, it does get better

Life is ever-changing, especially in these accelerated and, frequently, turbulent times. Go gently, dear ones. We are all in process, one step at a time. There are a number of nodal points in each of our lives, when the struggle of the chrysalis breaks open to freedom and flight. We soar, we fly, we see […]

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Life lessons from dance class

In the middle of a spate of nor’easters, I began taking beginners ballroom dance lessons at a church hall around the corner from my home. I am no spring chicken and have little dance experience save the exuberant moves I make on the dance floor while gleefully singing along with the music. If you were […]

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Take god care

It started simply enough, a run of the mill typo. Instead of signing off with my usual “Take good care,” I had missed an “o” and written “Take god care.” I noticed right away, but opted not to correct my mistake. This was fun and, besides, I look for messages and meanings in almost everything […]

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Go forth with gusto

“When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” Audre Lorde   This is one of my very favorite quotes. Just reading it empowers me. If it resonates with you, may it serve you well as […]

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At the End of the Year

An end of the year blessing from the ever-wonderful John O’Donohue: The particular mind of the ocean Filling the coastline’s longing With such brief harvest Of elegant, vanishing waves Is like the mind of time Opening us shapes of days. As this year draws to its end, We give thanks for the gifts it brought […]

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