Monthly Archives: December 2008

Daughters

As I look at the website each of my daughters has, I reflect upon them and their work with such pride. Both are making significant, culture-affecting contributions in a society that lends little support to such efforts. I applaud their … Continue reading

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Showing Itself

The red fox has reappeared, visible against the white, white snow. It comes from the woods, cautiously, to the shady pond, then quickly across the open space. It crosses the driveway and then bounds into the woods again. I welcome … Continue reading

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Montezuma’s Castle

We have the power to rethink our existence, our time in earth’s embrace, and step forward with compassionate intelligence. If we align ourselves with the spirit of the place, we will find humility infused with joy. Pieces of White Shell: … Continue reading

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Sycamore at the Castle

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The Path at the Castle

The path at the base of Montezuma’s Castle is lined by sycamore trees with their beautiful curving branches. “Let beauty walk before me. Let beauty walk behind me. Let beauty walk all around me. In beauty it is finished.” Navajo

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Paine’s Creek, Brewster

Out of the tidal world that keeps rushing in and out below our house, out of the clouds in their endless transformations and the trees that hold the wind, come messages that could illuminate my existence. John Hay, A Beginner’s … Continue reading

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The book fell open to this page

The people along the sand All turn and look one way. They turn their back on the land. They look at the sea all day. As long as it takes to pass A ship keeps raising its hull; The wetter … Continue reading

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