Category Archives: Spirit

There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio

Yesterday was the six month anniversary of my step-son’s death.  My husband said nothing about it and neither did I.  I thought, perhaps, he didn’t want to talk about it. Matthew’s death has been numbing for all of us.  I … Continue reading

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Grandmother

On Saturday I had a double massage session.  Two hours of sheer bliss.  My body must have know subconsiously that I would be needing extra strenght and stamina in the days to come. As I lay on the table, I … Continue reading

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The Money Shot

Mother Nature sure has been putting on a show lately.  Everywhere I look, on Facebook, on local news shows, on Instagram, I see these incredible photos of the sky.  Last night though, she really outdid herself.  She put on such a … Continue reading

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The Promise of Life

I promise You will have the chance, the opportunity, to see beauty and wonder all around you. Always. Yes, there will be darkness and ugliness and despair. I cannot change that. But if you are still and allow it, I … Continue reading

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A Leap of Faith

I always find it difficult to write about spiritual/mystical experiences.   I grew up in a family that prayed to the saints for everything – a lost sock, to sell a house, to be safe in the car, you name … Continue reading

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Happy Trails

The other day, I wrote about my gift of roses that I received after my husband’s death.  Many people think they were a sign from my him but I believe they were from my mother.  Roses had significance for her … Continue reading

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The Rose

I’ve been trying to find the words to tell my story about the rose.  It was a watershed experience in my life and I worry that I won’t be able to make it come out right.  So I’ll just plunge … Continue reading

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Signs

Last night, coming home on the train, I was thinking about the choices we make.  How we can choose to acknowledge the beauty and hope in life or not; how we can choose to see beyond what our senses tell us … Continue reading

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The Devil’s In The Details

A few nights ago we had a Super Moon.  That is what it’s called when the moon’s orbit brings it the closest to earth. This one was also a full moon and, because of its proximity to earth, the moon … Continue reading

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Do Not Curse The Darkness

Sometimes, the night seems so long and the darkness so black, you wonder if you can hold on until the sunlight cracks it open. That is the time to strike the flint that sparks your soul and create your own … Continue reading

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