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the wildness we seek

The wildness we seek

Happy 75th birthday to Parker Palmer. Quaker, teacher, PhD in Sociology, Wisconsinite, author of Let Your Life Speak and eight other groundbreaking books, founder of the Center for Courage and Renewal, speaker and activist who focuses on issues in education, community, leadership, spirituality and social change. I first discovered Parker in 2009, when I heard him on the […]

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One day

I’m so grateful that one day my Soul just opened up, and everything began to look and feel, even taste and smell, completely different. Yet I’m committed to opening up even more. I’m finding that there is more that is buried deep, deep, deep down. I am praying to be completely free of everything that […]

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Gratitude in all things

Something really surprising came to light in my family yesterday. So our Thanksgiving gathering will be very different than originally expected. And it is really going to be ok. Painful, but ok. After all, pain is an inevitable part of life. As are unrealized expectations. As my dad pointed out this morning, I’ve changed a lot. […]

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The view from here

Dear you and you and you and you and you…and yes, you: For some time I’ve been trying to find a way to communicate what I see and feel and think of you. I’m still not confident that I can articulate something so powerful yet ethereal this way. But I’m going to chance putting an […]

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You are free to go

Dear Brave Souls: The jail doors hang open,  You are free to go. And with love. You realize this, yes? That we are in a new world? that we have crossed a threshold, that the jail door is open. That we are free to go. You realize this, yes? That the weather we once stood […]

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