The Wisdom of Nature

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Last week winter wreaked havoc in the Midwest. Schools were closed, flights cancelled and plans interrupted. The February fury lasted for three days and the sounds of shovels and snow blowers were ubiquitous. And then, suddenly it was over. The … Read More

Unsettled and Restless

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I am unsettled and restless these days. Maybe with the current state of the world it’s easy to understand why, but somehow this uneasiness seems more personal. I’m caught in the tangle of planning for the future or in looking … Read More

Meditation at Ten Thousand Feet

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I’m on my way to what I hope is a new habit, a good habit. I typically meditate first thing in the morning. After trial and error, I’ve found that the likelihood of getting myself on the cushion decreases with … Read More

Underwater Meditation

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The occasion to escape the Michigan winter is an opportunity for which I am truly grateful and I have the good fortune of being in St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Today is the fifth day of a week … Read More

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