Category Archives: deep thoughts

A Million Invisible Messages

I’ve been thinking a lot about a story a friend shared over tea one day. A man was leading a cave tour somewhere in Texas when he sensed that something was not right. He immediately led the group of twenty … Continue reading

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Perceptions

I was doing a felt board retelling of Leaf  for a Kindergarten class. Usually kids at that age are very gung ho, excited to be hearing a story, especially to be able to help tell the story, and intrigued by that … Continue reading

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of Fear

I recently had a grocery-store conversation with a young woman who graduated with my son last June. She didn’t get into the program she had applied for so decided to work for a year and upgrade the pesky class that … Continue reading

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How to Survive the Loss of a Love

 I’m back to moving through treacle again. I thought I was done with the particular type of mourning that comes with a child leaving the nest. It was a busy autumn. My days were full, my nights restful. If a … Continue reading

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Our Little Corner of the World

In the past month or so I’ve been bowled over a few times with gratitude for the time and place in which we live. Recently, Stephen and I watched the movie Remembrance: A woman topples into memories of her past … Continue reading

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Look What I Found!

I was sitting at my desk, staring sightlessly into space, when this came into focus (right beside one of my favorite cards – which makes me giggle as I write this because finding this mug is one of those little gifts … Continue reading

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Who Are You . . . Really?

My yoga classes have evolved over the years to become so much more than when I first began. In the beginning, yoga was a time for muscle stretching and enforced relaxation. In its current incarnation, our instructor, Yvonne Werkmann, supports … Continue reading

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