Monthly Archives: January 2013

Spiral Persistence

This past week I have been meditating on the topic of persistence.  Given that I had planned to write and post a blog about it over the weekend, but it is now Monday and I am just getting to that … Continue reading

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Sparrows in Snow

Here I sit Inside a warm house, complaining about the cold While outside my window I watch Barefoot sparrows hopping through the snow, With no concerns beyond searching For a hidden seed.

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Fertilizing the Gardens in my Head

If I say I am surrounded by community, what does that mean?  It’s not like being surrounded by air, or miles of country roads, or a forest.  There is no substance called “community” that I can see (or taste or … Continue reading

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Speaking Truth to Life

So what does it mean to be honest?  The word is used in a variety of ways, meaning truthful, genuine, real, marked by integrity, fair, straightforward, sincere, upright.  It can be used to describe something that is humble and plain, … Continue reading

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My New Year’s (and onward) Resolution

I am setting out on a year-long practice of blogging, week by week, on a variety of topics that interest me.  I’m not sure what the range of topics will be, but generally they are, for various reasons, either elusive … Continue reading

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