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the map of your life

So, I’m reading Wild by Cheryl Strayed (made into a movie with Reese Witherspoon in 2014). It’s all about her adventures, and misadventures, walking the Pacific Crest Trail in the States and her 1200 km pilgrimage back to herself. 965 more words


No Better Idea

I’ve lost my way. Been emerged in chaos and strife. Willfully refusing to care for my body because I was scared and confused about how to do so and closing my eyes to a myriad of financial and professional responsibilities that I’m not even sure how to stand up under. 282 more words


kissing the moment

So, I’m doing a Thirty Day Poetry Challenge. (A hush falls over the room.) I’ve told a few friends. Commentary has been mixed.

One of them assumed I meant… 622 more words


living the love

 Step aside from all thinking, and there is nowhere you can’t go.”

—Seng-ts’an (the Third Founding Teacher of Zen)

Recently one of my best friends in the whole world, who also happens to be a cloistered nun, wrote me this: “Live the love, not the problem.” This was after a particularly heavy rain in New Brunswick, which caused a terrible leak in the guesthouse at their monastery, and a costly repair.

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an energetic invitation

Since the eclipse earlier this week, I have been feeling a really wonderful, and slightly surreal, sense of heightened or accelerated energy. It adds to a similar feeling I’ve had since I started this blog last April and I can see it mirrored in the lives of the people around me. 946 more words


the just do it advantage

Last week, I wrote about how much I learned as I sat stranded on the roof of my house in the hot sun of a late Halifax summer trying to deal with… 944 more words


morning goodness

You might be able to tell from some of my blog content (and also the time of day when I usually post!) that I am a morning person. 745 more words