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IN THE QUIET

I have been wandering silent in the desert.  I could not find nor utter any words.  It is as if I am empty of everything.  It is not a bad thing.  It is just what it is – a time … Continue reading

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THE CHILL OF OUR DESERT

It’s a bit cold here in our desert but we are soothed by its stillness and quietness.  Our hearts are gladdened by the brillance of the sun.  It beckons Sheba and I out the door and down that yellow brick … Continue reading

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ALL THAT I DO

The road to well-being and happiness is not an easy one.  This is not a rant.  It is what I am learning over and over again.  Damn! There is no getting there.  When you get there, you find that there … Continue reading

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SILENCE, SPACE, SURRENDER

I am finding the truth about truisms.  The more things change, the more they stay the same.  Knowing that, I have no resolutions for the new year.  No point in adding another failure onto the New Year’s Resolutions list.  Instead, … Continue reading

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BACK INTO THE DESERT

Just as I am physically  moving out of the desert, I am easing into Lent.  I am back in the desert where the mornings and nights are cool and air is so clear.  The doves are cooing and the song … Continue reading

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TRIUMPANT IN THE DESERT

My time is coming to an end in the desert.  I have ridden its hills and valleys and have always stopped at the top, standing tall and triumphant.  What an accomplishment for this prairie girl!  But I do remember that … Continue reading

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COLD IN THE DESERT

I am cold this morning in the desert.  I tried to do my quigong outside but my breath would not come.  I could not be in the moment.  How could that be? But I gave in and came into the … Continue reading

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30 DAYS IN THE DESERT

Though it is a month before Lent, it is no surprise nor an accident that I find myself in the desert.  I am once again lost in the wilderness, wandering up the lonesome road, trying to find my way, looking … Continue reading

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THE DESERT REVISITED

I am in the desert again.  Only this time it is not of my choosing, nor is it Lent.  But that is how life is.  Sometimes we don’t get to choose. My fingertips had been silent these last days.  No … Continue reading

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EASTER SUNDAY

It is Easter Sunday and God is out in all his glory, shining his light and love upon us. Sheba and I basked in the sunshine as we walked the streets this morning.  I have recovered from working nights nicely … Continue reading

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