Life with Spirit

Photo courtesy of Erica Lynn  “I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive.” –Gilda Radner “It’s love-time, Spirit”!  I had finished putting away the left-overs from dinner and cleaning up the dishes.  The rhythmic sound of the dishwasher signaled that […]

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Memories of Love and Loss

Memories of Love and Loss Today is my late husband’s birthday.  It’s impossible for me to capture my memories of this brilliant man and what’s it’s been like being without him for the last ten years.  Instead, I’m sharing the lyrics of a song that I love.  Enjoy! Diamonds & Rust Joan Baez Well I’ll […]

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Don’t Let It Go: Let It Be

Don’t Let It Go:  Let It Be “It’s not a matter of letting go – you would if you could.  Instead of ‘let it go” we should probably say: Let it be.” –Jon Kabat-Zinn Jim and I spent Thanksgiving, 2017 with two other couples that we’ve met here in Ocean Pines.  It was the first […]

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Reflections on Autumn

Reflections on Autumn Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.                                                       […]

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Total Eclipse

Total Eclipse Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul.                                                                                                                                     –Victor Hugo Women “of a certain age” may remember a song […]

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Mindfulness vs. Concentration

Mindfulness vs Concentration “Let the past be content with itself, for man needs forgetfulness as well as memory”  ― James Stephens, Irish Fairy Tales Focus, Focus, Focus I am absolutely convinced that my cell phone has feet!  Because, every time I look for it, it is hiding in a new place.  When Jim called my number this […]

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I Miss The 1960s!

I Miss the 1960s! “If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliché that must have been left behind in the 60s, that’s a problem. Peace and love are eternal.” ― John Lennon One of my favorite TV shows is Sunday Morning on CBS.  This week’s show included a video of The Beatles’ 1960s […]

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What I Know Now That I Didn’t Know Ten Years Ago

What I Know Now That I Didn’t Know Ten Years Ago “All we are is the result of what we have thought.  The mind is everything. What we think, we become.”                                                                                                              –The Buddha Ten years ago I was 53.  My husband had just been diagnosed with leukemia.  My daughter just graduated from college and […]

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