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Monthly Archives: January 2016
29 January 2016 The sun shines not on us but in us. ~John Muir It’s raining again, a gentle percussion on my skylights, a soft steady drip from the eaves. It reminds me of the … Continue reading
27 January 2016 Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the universe no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here. Max Ehrmann, Desiderata, 1927 The topic of … Continue reading
22 January 2016 In Silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves. ~Rumi Quiet reflection, space to query and listen are a way to explore the values that matter deeply to me. This is not unproductive … Continue reading
19 January 2016 Others inspire us, information feeds us, practice improves our performance, but we need quiet time to figure things out, to emerge with new discoveries, to unearth original answers. ~Ester Buchholz It’s been raining in northern California, a … Continue reading
15 January 2016 What matters is that one of the ways we grow up is by declaring what we love. ~Shauna Niequist, Bread and Wine After writing this week’s first post about creating intentions around the things I am devoted … Continue reading
12 January 2016 And this is the core of the secret: Attention is the beginning of devotion. ~Mary Oliver As I wrote last week, I’ve been thinking about rhythms, the natural cycles that include periods of rest. And, like many … Continue reading