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 Two

  Day Thirteen: Serially Found On day four, you wrote a post about losing something. Today’s Prompt: write about finding something. Tell us about the time you retrieved your favorite t-shirt from your ex. Or when you accidentally stumbled upon your fifth-grade journal in your parents’ attic. Or how about the moment you found out […]

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Serially Lost: Part One

  Day Four: Serially Lost Today’s Prompt: Write about a loss: something (or someone) that was part of your life, and isn’t any more. Today’s twist: Make today’s post the first in a three-post series.

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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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