Monday Spiritual Ruminations–the Pause that refreshes….

Even Jesus got away from it all. I am not shy about using my vacation time. Vacation–to vacate the normal pattern of living and working, to sit back, to breathe (my humble definition!) Last week was one such pause.  We traveled to our sacred ground–Sister Bay in Door County Wisconsin. The days were warm and […]

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Monday Spiritual Ruminations: Evensong

I leave my loom and step outdoors into the fading sunlight, birds offering their evensong their hymn of praise for a day well lived and fair and green of grass, bursting with promises of more warmth and days that go ever on. the quiet of the early eve settles now and lamps are lit as […]

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Monday spiritual ruminations: the Doorstep

When I was teen, a very popular poster graced the bedrooms of my generation. [Yes, we hung posters in our bedrooms…] It said, “Sometimes I sits and thinks, and sometimes, I just sits.” I’ve read a number of posts in the last weeks that speak to summer dreaming, summer fun, summer to-do lists. Well, I want […]

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thin places…

the scent of clover an upturned leaf and an old rugged sunlit tree greet me on a summer’s eve walk eliciting my childhood glory days: endless sunshine harvesting bouquets of sweet clover and thistle for my mom and my dolls building forts under the overgrown weed we call our climbing tree swinging as high as  possible until […]

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