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The Highest Time of Living

Merry Autumn by Paul Lawrence Dunbar  It’s all a farce,—these tales they tell          About the breezes sighing,      And moans astir o’er field and dell,          Because the year is dying.   … Continue reading

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By Bread Alone

“Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more.” ~ Henri Frederic Amiel Life is a mix of predictable cycles punctuated on occasion by the unexpected. The most obvious rhythms we experience are those caused … Continue reading

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A Mind Free of Unnecessary Things

Wumen Huikai was a 12th century Chan master who wrote many beautiful lines of verse. One of my favorites, called 10,000, delivers a poignant message: Ten thousand flowers in spring, the moon in autumn, a cool breeze in summer, snow … Continue reading

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Creative Cycles, Creative Outcomes!

Between the shoulders of summer and fall lies my favorite ‘tween’ season. The bugs are less common in the cooler evening air while the biological clocks of the furry animals signal a coat change in preparation for the winter to … Continue reading

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