Dark Moments of the Soul

There are dark moments of the soul when the sun has disappeared and clouds hang heavy. There seems no shaking the uneasiness that has taken residence in your otherwise light heart, and the spirit is furtive, wanting escape. But there is no escape, no way out, no passing the moment or hours or days, or exchanging for something ...
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365 Days of Soul-ful Living, Part II

I went to bed last night with great anticipation of what today would hold. This would be the “official” beginning of my 365-day experiment of living soul-fully everyday. I was like a kid before Christmas. The gifts I knew were waiting for me, just on the other side of sleep! I couldn’t help but wonder what meaningful moments ...
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365 Days of Soul-ful Living, Part I

Is it possible to live soul-fully 365 days a year? 365 days being aware of the moments that matter while in the middle of those moments? 365 days waking up with intentional anticipation of what new thing to discover, to try or learn, see, taste, hear or feel? New for the first time, or new because we finally ...
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Living Soul-fully Means Choosing

Sometimes living soul-fully means choosing the path you don’t want to take, the one you don’t have time for, the one you think will cost you more for taking than if you didn’t right then, like the one suddenly before me today, with my daughter.

Company had just left and I had a list of “to dos” to ...
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Fan the Flame of Your Dreams

I love dreams. Dreams of what people want to do, wish to see, would become if nothing held them back–not money, not responsibility, not people or circumstances, ability or time. “If nothing held you back,” I ask, “what would you if you could?” And then I wait. My soul’s breath holds those few seconds between question and answer, ...
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Deepening the circle of soul-fullness

Religion & Spirituality, Examiner

I’m lying on a blanket in the noontime sun, my backyard grass beneath me crunchy still from Winter’s breath. I brought one of my beloved books with me—Rosalind at Redgate, by Meredith Nicolson, copyright 1907. While it holds no known status in the world of novels, I’ve read it at least twice, ...
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