Category Archives: Reflections

Letters from Brazil

These excerpts are from letters to friends in Canada during our trip to Brazil in April and May 2012 April 15 For the past few days I have felt the urge to tell some stories but have not known where … Continue reading

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Winter solstice

Dark days – literally – with the winter solstice tomorrow. We are all sleeping more and I feel the enfolding quality of darkness, a season of wrapping up, keeping close, making room to brood and ponder and prepare for clarity … Continue reading

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on cells

Fluid and burning oxygen. Fire to act in a system of open river. Movement within stillness. Acknowledging the pain in my muscles and the spacious open freedom in the cells. Like Gaia conscious of all her trillions of manifestations, I … Continue reading

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becoming

There is so much “becoming” energy in my life right now – the children growing weekly, the business changing, my body changing, the landscape melting… I can embrace all this flow without letting mind move ahead. Can let the mind … Continue reading

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on freedom from pain

Allowed myself to briefly want – really WANT – freedom from pain. Am so schooled to think pain is inevitable and that wanting freedom from it is somehow immature, misguided, even selfish. And yet I am able to hear that … Continue reading

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mountaintops

I realized that these “mountaintop experiences” are about briefly seeing a variety of other peaks… and noticing the broad and obstacle-filled and pastoral valleys. We descend and play in the fields and get lost in the fogs and ascend again, … Continue reading

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mosaic tiles

Realized I have so many ideas and interests and desires – have been feeling the need to prioritize and get clarity – but an image of mosaic tiles around today. I can polish and place each tile with care and … Continue reading

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on guilt and longing

Found a connection today between guilt and longing, as if the voice of judgment was a weir or floodgate. I realized a tidal wave of longing underneath the sense of not doing enough. A healing wave, as if the guilt … Continue reading

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time thinking

Just wanted to say thanks to the folks at What’s Up Yukon for inviting me to write some time thoughts at the changing of the year. See below for the link. Not sure why but the formatting needed spaces to … Continue reading

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stallion mind

I know that we are to clear the mind, allow for experiences of awareness without thought. But there is also an understanding that learning to “unleash” the mind – to let thought and imagination and vision practice running hard, just … Continue reading

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