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One Large Step

The first tooth my daughter lost she threw into the woods. She had been eating a wild apple in our sugarhouse driveway, and the tooth pulled free into the fruit, frightening her. 147 more words


Week of September 25th

The week begins with the Sun in Libra and the Moon in Sagittarius. Step past your inherent dualities by going beyond your limiting perspective. Trust that the path you are walking is the right path for you right now. 102 more words


Embracing Uncertainty

In many ways, I am a creature of habit. I like knowing what is going to happen next and I don’t easily deal well with change. 1,359 more words

Childhood - Rainer Maria Rilke

It would be good to give much thought, before
you try to find words for something so lost,
for those long childhood afternoons you knew… 107 more words


Renewal ...

Spring is my favourite season. The sense of renewal, rebirth, birdsong, the cocktail of scents wafting on the breeze, trees waking up from a long slumber … I do so love it … 24 more words


No feeling is final

Let everything happen to you. Beauty and terror. Just keep going. No feeling is final.

~Rainer Maria Rilke.

Why Do I Write?

I remember the first time I wrote a story.

I was in the third grade, living in a very impoverished community. The public elementary school I attended wasn’t rolling in cash, but their riches existed in the form of the teachers. 1,059 more words

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