Blessing for Wonder in Age

The Well of Age   For a gathering  where those present were going to dive into conversation at The Well of Age, this blessing came to me. It is to live in wonder each day, realizing our breath, not our number, is what is so extraordinary.   I am such an admirer of John O’Donohue…

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Friday Musing

There is nothing better than engaging in conversations with people, those I know and those I don’t. It pertains more to the light of next week’s blog, so this can be a preview. Monday I went for my car inspection and license plate. While waiting 45 minutes, I perched on a rather high chair in…

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Dipping For Balance

It is always pure joy to remember my days teaching 3 -5 year olds, absolutely the best world in which to be. I hear their voices, and see their faces, expressions, and their gifts…still.   A common activity was to put one of the balance scales out with which they could experiment with various objects.…

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Why Do I Go to the Well and Return Again and Again?

OBSERVING   I stand in the center of this planet.   Turning slowly, I give witness to play, work, joy, tears, laughter, screams, health, illness, embraces, abandonment, kindness, cruelty, plenty, hunger, every color, every size, cities, towns, hideaways, abundance of water, severe drought, lush landscape, barren landscape, families of all configurations, peace, war, rainbows, tornadoes,…

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Thanks For the Gift of the Challenge, Bradley Will!

It was a bit like having thirty little mystery packages to open one at a time during this thirty-day blogging challenge with you, Bradley. Each day was the unwrapping of a little box in my mind to see what was in there and what wanted to come out and show up through words. There are…

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