it is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world. ~Mary Oliver~ Photo taken by me at Fearrington Village, Pittsboro NC, October 2016.
“‘The only constant in life is change,’ and if we want to be fully engaged in any moment, we need to embrace this simple statement,” writes Thomas M. Sterner in Fully Engaged: Using the Practicing Mind in Daily Life. But what exactly does it mean to be fully engaged? And how many of us … More Fully Engaged: A Book Review
“In a Dark Time” In a dark time, the eye begins to see, I meet my shadow in the deepening shade; I hear my echo in the echoing wood– A lord of nature weeping to a tree, I live between the heron and the wren, Beasts of the hill and serpents of the den. What’s … More Shadow Work
I feel like I’ve been away from here forever. Actually, I have been away quite a long time. So much has been going on. A little bit of good stuff; a little bit of not-so-good stuff. First was a family wedding and that was good stuff. My niece got married at Keswick Vineyards in Charlottesville, … More Weddings, Hurricanes, and Life