Secrets at Dawn

The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Don’t go back to sleep. —Rumi These lines from one of Rumi’s poems came to mind when we were hiking recently at one of our favorite places. It had taken a little effort to get out of bed at 5:00 AM and drive to Enchanted Rock […]

Practicing Wonder, Renewed

“Perhaps many things inside you have been transformed; perhaps somewhere, someplace deep inside your being, you have undergone important changes while you were sad.” –Rainer Maria Rilke As time always does, the years since I have written here brought change. My late husband’s Parkinson’s Disease progressed, bringing with it emotional and physical challenges for me […]

Thankful for Yes

i thank You God for most this amazing day:for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky;and for everything which is natural which is infinite which is yes –E. E. Cummings Nothing in nature represents “yes” to me more than trees, and I often repeat these lines of poetry from […]