Seeking Clarity


Dear Friends, I’ve joined the statistics, was it inevitable? My husband and I had symptoms, each tested positive, and landed in bed for several days. Our schedules were rearranged and I repeatedly thanked God for a working furnace and the kindness of neighbors to…

January 23, 2023

Let us welcome this Night of Hope


Dear Friends, On this Christmas Eve, we await the birth of new life: in ourselves…our souls and hearts; in our relationships…with their connections and concerns; in this moment… of wonder and waiting. What does that look like for you? The Christmas tale leads us…

December 24, 2022

Notes from the road….


Dear Friends, I spent some time in the Land of Loss, recently. I joined 24 other souls in a sacred circle, we were present to the sadness, confusion, and emptiness that loss brings. I witnessed their courage as they told the losses that changed…

November 24, 2022

In the quietness of now…


Dear Friends, “The geography of your destiny is always clearer to the eye of your soul than to the intentions and needs of your surface mind.” This time of year finds the silky morning fog resting on grey lake water. I rest in silence,…

November 4, 2022

Finding my Wings


Dear Friends, Do you remember your childhood Hallowe’en costumes? Do have images in mind of that unusual, but fun holiday, from “back in the day?” I have clear memories of our children’s costumes or ours as a young married couple, but my childhood canvas…

October 21, 2022

A Time of Transformation


  “Come, little leaves,” said the Wind one day, “Come to the meadows with me and play. Put on your dresses of red and gold; For Summer is past, and the days grow cold.” George Cooper Dear Friends, Hello October! You arrive and everything…

October 5, 2022

A new day – a new way


“Life goes on without your planning.” Dear Friends, These words were offered to me today as the morning came into fullness. Sweet sparrow sang her daily greeting, insects chirped to life in response to the sun’s arrival, a family of squirrels danced in the…

September 1, 2022

Growing Pains


Dear Friends, An unexpected phone call, a plan’s “rearrangement,” the weather, a detour sign – all, and many more, are examples of the need for an inner adjustment. We accommodate these small demands in daily life, some days better than others. In fact, our…

August 8, 2022

Morning Light


Dear Friends, After a couple adventures, I’ve returned to the land of lost socks and gardening decisions. I return home with a heart stretched open, to hold the reality of the world I am living in. Gratitude has arrived and She is shining her…

August 2, 2022

Is it just me?


  Dear Friends, Last night I attended a concert alongside the Connecticut River. It was a perfect night – relaxation and low humidity, sky resting in shades of blue and pink, breeze off the river tossing my hair, and great music dipping into my…

July 12, 2022