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Heal the waters of the world

I've just returned from a rainy hike in the forest near my home. During the Pacific Northwest winter, if you don't occasionally hike in the rain, you won't get out much. I actually like the quiet on the trails when its gray and wet outside--seems to go with my quieter mood in the post-Christmas winter.…
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Obligation vs Choice

I had a brief texting frenzy with my son, re: his upcoming college graduation. He had already stated he didn’t want to “walk,” and I had stated, fine, and I’d like to celebrate this achievement, ten challenging years in the making. I proposed a reception for family and his pals on the day of his…
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The rebuild

The rebuild. After the trauma, or after the life changing event, or after the enlightenment-aha moment, there is often a period of adjustment to the new “normal.”  Witness what the survivors of the Camp Fire in California are going through: With 90% of the homes destroyed by the fire, the town of Paradise seems to…
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I write from my heart to keep it strong

As I emerge from the cave of medical challenges into the light of health, I have to say everything looks so vivid! Autumn leaves...ooooo. The cup of coffee I'm sipping....ahhhhhh. Not much seems to escape my sense of wonder and awe of being alive, well, clear minded, and not injured. I'm especially grateful to be…
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