• Living the Question

    The first week of the New Year has just ended. Since January 1, I’ve noticed people diligently writing in journals at my local coffee shop and others reading books with titles like “A New Year,

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  • Kissing the Moment

    So, I’m doing a Thirty Day Poetry Challenge. (A hush falls over the room.) I’ve told a few friends. Commentary has been mixed. One of them assumed I meant reading one lovely poem a day.

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  • Going Nowhere

    “Don’t Just Do Something. Sit There.” — Sylvia Boorstein The Art of Stillness by Pico Iyer is the second of the new TED books. This beautiful series of essays, written by an esteemed travel writer, is

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  • Ten Minutes of Nothing

      I challenged myself to spend 10 minutes a day doing exactly nothing. If you read the last post, you’ll know that I was plagued by demons of the mind so this was a terrifying

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