Monthly Archives: March 2015

Forty Days, Day 36–While I in Stillness Wait

I read some poetry today. I was looking for inspiration for tonight’s blog and caught myself flitting from poem to poem like a buzzing bee drunkenly bouncing from blossom to blossom. I read aloud, which I haven’t done in a … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Day 35–Decisions, Decisions

The word “clairvoyance” come from the French words that mean “clear seeing.” How many times do we wish we could see clearly when we’re in the throes of trying to make a decision, particularly a major one? I suspect, however, … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Day 34–Everyone Loves a Winner

Yesterday one of “my” teams had their best game in many years, taking the number one team in the country to the final buzzer before falling short by one basket. I do not watch these games, my heart gets to … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Day 33–Ten Thousand Miles

The renowned general Lao Tzu is quoted as having said, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step,” although the actual translations of his words appear to differ on what he actually said. So many things can … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Day 32–A Chip Off…

When do we become our parents? Is there some switch that gets flipped or is it more like a dial that gets turned gradually? Sooner or later we will hear ourselves say something and suddenly clap both our hands over … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Day 31–Study War No More

The other day I was forced to admit to myself that I am tired. Not simply the “I didn’t get enough sleep” kind of tired, though that state has become more commonplace than I care to acknowledge. I mean a … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Day 30–Preparing for What’s to Come

We all have our various ways of preparing for things. A friend of mine is on a trip across the northeast trekking with her college-bound child to tour various universities and schools in a several hundred mile radius. In preparation … Continue reading

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