Tag Archives: Inspiration

The Gift of Awareness

“The great gift of our lives is the gift of awareness,” writes Edwin Way Teale in A Walk Through the Year. How easily this awareness comes into play on an early spring morning, when new life is appearing everywhere. “Tree … Continue reading

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Gunda Lambton, Author and Artist, Remembered

It’s hard to believe that someone so vital and adventurous as writer friend, Gunda Lambton, could be gone from amongst us. Over her exceptionally long life of ninety-nine years, Gunda was proud to be the mother of four children, two … Continue reading

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Being Content to Miss Something

“We can only get rid of this anxiety by being content to miss something in almost everything we do. We cannot master everything, taste everything, understand everything, drain every experience to its last dregs.  [Thomas Merton No Man is an … Continue reading

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The Great Work of Your Life

Recently, my Yoga teacher and friend, Tanya Deacove, gave me a wonderful gift when she loaned me Stephen Cope’s The Great Work of Your Life. It turns out that this is a book for all who face uncertainty about life’s … Continue reading

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A Passion of Commitment

When my 90 year old, almost-blind, artist mother was returned to her hospital room after surgery to mend a broken hip, she demanded a pencil and paper from the nurse. Fumbling but intent, she began making sketches of the hundred … Continue reading

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