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Rogue River

  I can’t stop myself from singing Your love. It oozes from my every pore. Gag me, bind me, lock me in a cell. It still flows, like a rogue river bursting onto shore. Image: Wikipedia commons

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Spring Is Here!

One cannot rush winter one cannot make the earth warm the buds blossom the sparkling rains fall.   Each experience inhales and exhales its own perfect breath, the lessons within the moonless nights and pelting hail.   Why wait? Why struggle? Spring is already here!   In this moment the sun shines golden within, the […]

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Unleash Your Power

Please enjoy this guest post by Mary Corcoran. Alma Bella You are already a beautiful garden. You have endured gales and hurricanes, blizzards and blight. Now is your time to thrive. Make ready your inner spring.   Trim back your overgrown, unwieldy self. Prune away what does not serve you. Clear the dried leaves, the sticks and […]

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Cove of Love

She slouches her shoulders unconsciously protecting her heart but it only creates an aching knot near her scapula.   She knows it’s futile that there is no protection out here with waves crashing all about. Just the slow grind of pain chasing pleasure.   She sees that she must swim into the only safe place, […]

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Invest in Me

I put money in real estate in the stock market in that high-yield CD. Goosebumps pimple the skin. How much will I make? the mind wonders.   The balance rises as I count the riches a warm blanket of safety across my life.   But then…always the condo sits vacant the Dow tumbles I need […]

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Love Hurricane

The tiniest flutter of your butterfly wing initiates a hurricane of Love.  

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Re-wild Your Life

When wolves were reintroduced into Yellowstone National Park two decades ago, many things changed. The forests filled out in places where deer had over-grazed them. Smaller animals such as beavers, otters, songbirds and hawks flourished in the newly abundant ecosystem. And even the rivers changed course due to their shores being strengthened by plant growth. Imagine […]

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Love Me

There once was a soul who loved her life so much she wanted to hold onto it.   The Beloved said, “Of course, whatever you want.”   And so she held tightly to her house with its white shutters her dog with his pleading brown eyes her work helping people and her parents who cherished […]

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See Clearly Through Fresh Glass

The mind wants to build on the old structure. But the Beloved says, “Don’t balance this sparkling window in a worn out frame. Leave all and start anew.”   This requires some destruction. Pain sparks in the chest and rips through muscle and bone but only as long as we resist.   See clearly through […]

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Swim in Love

My challenges are simply the water through which I learn to swim.

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