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November Golfer

A lone golfer swings,
his wool cap and zipped jacket congruent
with the bare oaks and elms.

Walking by this golf course throughout the year,
I often sense the Earth loves it when we play,
there's a deep joyousness
or a tickled pinkness
as if there could be no better use of her surface,
as…

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Cold and Clear

Today: below-zero cold, about 2 feet of snow cover, clear blue sky. 

Days like this remind me of awareness, intuition, and revelation - because of the space between bare tree branches, and the more visible horizon - because the sun's rays travel un-refracted through the dry, crisp air - and the…

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Maple and Spruce

There are two trees outside my window, not far from the house. One lost its colorful leaves over two months ago, the other is an evergreen.  

Like the bare Maple, something in me responds to seasonal differences revealing the growth and change that we mark with time. As 2014 becomes 2015, a sense …

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Sitting with Longing

Sometimes quiet is the bare tree outside my window stretching into the pale gray winter sky, the branches full of longing for nothing in particular. Maybe, longing is simply desire at rest, yet simmering with anticipation—an awareness of blossoming and fruition during a fallow season. Longing is aki…

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New Surroundings

When you move from a location you have lived in for 30 years to a new home in a different state a lot changes, and nothing changes. For instance, saying goodbye to the amazing trees that lined the path of your frequent walks for years is difficult (for some of us). Yet, trees in the new surroundings…

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Simple

In silence, the reality of oneness exists. What a rest and relief from the news of the world that is. In a quiet mind differences are the stuff of wholeness; there is no right or wrong, winners and losers. Peace is not complicated or confusing. It's simple.

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