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family ties

“I would say there exist a thousand unbreakable links between each of us and everything else… The farthest star and the mud at our feet are a family…” ~Mary Oliver, Upstream


It Shall Pass

Good Saturday morning! It’s very nice spring kind of day in Seattle this morning! I woke up with a clear sky feeling and have meditated, vacuumed even. 1,318 more words


Upstream Field Guide: Lesson 3 Who Are You Lesson Part 2-2

My favorite quotes.

In this exercise I take time to search, gather and curate quotes that resonate with me, to which I can say an emphatic YES! 389 more words


loved into being

“[T]he child whose gaze is met learns that the world is real.” ~Mary Oliver, Upstream

Sitting and creating with Mary’s words, pondering what it means to be “loved into being.”


eyes wide with wonder

“Your eyes are windows into your body. If you open your eyes wide with wonder, your body fills up with light.” ~Matthew 6:22 (The Message)


Upstream Field Guide: Lesson 3 Who Are You Part 2-1

What do I find beautiful and why do I love them?

This exercise is meant to help me be more aware of the beauty around me, whether tangible or intangible and take time to appreciate each one. 178 more words