Time: A worthy investment

Livi and Willow Pegge Erkeneff

An unexpected mathematical calculation resulted in a reflection about the number 2,080, which initiated a chain of contrasts and connections—an inquiry which caused an inner awakening, new realizations, and footprints into my future. I’d been editing that night, wordsmithing, when a text arrived from a soon-to-be college graduate who was …

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Be Still: Break a Pattern, Awaken Your Heart

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“Doing nothing is sometimes doing something,” wrote Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh. “To meditate is not to run away from life but to take the time to look deeply into ourselves or into a situation. Meditation is an opportunity to take care of our body or mind. That is …

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Your Spiritual Garden: Tending to the Presence of God book

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O garden-dweller, my friends are listening for your voice, let me hear it! – Song of Solomon 8:13 Surprise greeted me this morning, when I was drawn to open the second book I wrote, Your Spiritual Garden: Tending to the Presence of God, and spend time thumbing through the pages. …

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Listen: Transformation Emerges

Kula at Resurrection Bay AK 2014_01_24

It was my long week of anniversaries: an adoption date, a wedding anniversary for a marriage that ended in divorce, and the eighth anniversary of my teenage son’s death by suicide. Annually, when this week cycles, I have learned to lean-in and ride the emotional wave, taking care of my …

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