simple saturday. elementary kindness.

"What I want is so simple I almost can't say it: elementary kindness." -Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams We have opportunities for kindness every day. Every single day. A moment's hesitation to let a car enter the flow of traffic in front of us. An...

thinking thursday.

Every Thursday, just a few links I've discovered, things I'm thinking about. And, of course, a link somewhere to you-know-who. (Where I can follow the serendipitous thread I followed to get there, I'll include a thanks to the person who surfaced it for...

poetry wednesday : otherwise

Otherwise -Jane Kenyon I got out of bed on two strong legs. It might have been otherwise. I ate cereal, sweet milk, ripe, flawless peach. It might have been otherwise. I took the dog uphill to the birch wood. All morning I did the work I love. At noon I lay down with...

found-art tuesday : what is this green stuff?

Last week, Tess decided that she wanted to buy lunch at school. She talked about it, worried about it (where to put her money, how to ask for the food, what they might have for lunch, how to make sure it was vegetarian, how to carry her money and the tray). SHE WAS...

come, retreat. replenish.

Because of a last-minute cancellation due to illness, we've had one space open up in our November 5-8 Life is a Verb retreat near Asheville, North Carolina. Come, explore 63 acres of beautiful mountain farmland, experience morning meditation and yoga with our...