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among trees

Among trees

I went to a friend’s northwoods cabin in Wisconsin this weekend. I needed to breath the air being purified and renewed, minute by minute, in the woods. There was an undeniable sense of the sacred among these pines, and I was clarified by their presence. I stood in their circle and allowed God to infuse […]

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Wondering where the lions are

“And the wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together…” Isaiah 12.6 Bruce Cockburn asked me to sing “Wondering Where the Lions Are” along with him Monday night (OK maybe he didn’t ask only me, but still…) My Baby […]

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Shared silence

Last weekend I attended another Anna Dvorak retreat, this time with seven of my Le Donne friends. One of the key components of Anna’s retreats is silent breakfast. We rise when we wish and Anna is up. She is already there, prepared to nurture us with her organic, fresh, nutritious foods and with our custom juice […]

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