In Between

When reading the ‘Weekly interestingness digest newsletter”, Brain Pickings from Maria Popova  I discovered the book (and read it avidly) of the Buddhist scholar, environmental activist, and pioneering philosopher of ecology, Joanna Macy: A Year with Rilke: Daily Readings from the Best of Rainer Maria Rilke. I’ve always appreciated Rilke, and this book synthesizes his work brilliantly. Rather […]

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Serially Lost: Part Three

Day Sixteen: Third Time’s the Charm Today’s Prompt: Imagine you had a job in which you had to sift through forgotten or lost belongings. Describe a day in which you come upon something peculiar, or tell a story about something interesting you find in a pile. For inspiration, ponder the phrase “lost and found.” What […]

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Losses Happen to Everyone: Writer’s Quote Wednesday

Yesterday was the third anniversary of my younger brother’s passing. Unlike earlier years,  remembrance of his passing felt peaceful. I did not entertain sadness when looking at his beautiful smile in the photo that sits at my desk. I honored his wish of being remembered with happiness.  I felt stronger. This morning I read a message from his teenage […]

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