the gift of starting over

thank you, David Kanigan

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And we want to live right where black oaks lived,
Once very quietly and still…
Because we are imperfect and love so
Deeply we will never have enough days,
We need the gift of starting over, beginning
Again: just this constant good, this
Saving hope.

~ Nancy Shaffer, from Because We Spill Not Only Milk from Instructions in Joy 


Notes – Poem: Thank you Beth @ Alive on All Channels. Photo: Franz Wallner with Black Oak

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Miracle. All of it.

Creation still sings… Inspired by Albert Einstein’s quote: “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” Thank you, David Kanigan

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Notes:

  • Photo: A ‘super blue blood moon’ hangs in the sky above mountains in Longyearbyen, Norway. The reddish brown color occurs as light rays, which usually brighten the lunar surface, are blocked; the moon also appears larger as it is near its closest orbit point to Earth. (Heiko Junge/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images, Feb 1, 2018, WSJ.com)
  • Inspired by Albert Einstein’s quote: “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
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Silence and grace


Vanessa James & Morgan Cipres
2017 World Team Trophy, Tokyo

thank you, David Kanigan

to move softly

If you move soft enough through the wind or woods, they say the sun will make a space for you. Some of your regrets might soften. I move terribly. I crush twigs and spiders but the horses say nothing of it; they let me pet their long manes. I hop on and we walk out […]

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