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Evolution of Consciousness: Part II
Friday, April 24, 2020      23 comments

As always, it was the comments on yesterday's blog about the Auden poem and the Bruegel painting that were the best part. Michael Neill speaks about the evolution of consciousness in that place before thought -- I blogged about that March ... Read more
Individual Suffering . ..
Thursday, April 23, 2020      24 comments

There's a poem written in 1940 by English poet WH Auden, then living in Brussels, about a painting by Bruegel at the fine arts museum: "Landscape with the Fall of Icarus": and I've been thinking about it this week. When I first studied Au... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Snow Dance!!
Wednesday, April 22, 2020      37 comments

Lots of snow here . . . and it's cold too, not melting right away despite the brilliant sunshine!! And who's happy about that? Maybe not me. But: Henry was right out there doing his celebratory snow dance!! Twirling rever... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Hanging on to Hope
Tuesday, April 21, 2020      32 comments

www.michaelneill.org/pod
cast/ I've been making time to listen to some of Michael Neill's podcasts and conversations recently, including the Caffeine for the Soul series. There's lots there on the link -- but his re... Read more
All things bright and beautiful . . .
Monday, April 20, 2020      35 comments

It was a grey rainy day here yesterday: and I'm missing the opportunity of going out to the spring woods to see the first flowers. Our conservation... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Warm and Calm
Sunday, April 19, 2020      30 comments

When we went through the incredible and protracted irritation of our big 2019 house reno, "warm and calm" was our focus. Our house reno guy? Lots and lots to commend him, highly skilled in historic restoration work. But: no, he did not g... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Health Care Workers
Saturday, April 18, 2020      42 comments

There are quite a few Sparkies who are members of the health care profession!! We know how hard you are working . . . on both sides of the Canadian/American border and all over the world. How frightening and heart breaking it has to be. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Don't Ever Get Used to the Miracles
Friday, April 17, 2020      43 comments

Yesterday I was listening to Michael Neill and Robert Holden talking about Spiritual Resilience during the pandemic: and it was pretty interesting. May come back to that topic for further exploration. But: what really intrigued was a rela... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Puppy Wuppy Playtime
Thursday, April 16, 2020      56 comments

Oh my goodness. Such silliness!! Puppy wuppy playtime has become our new daily pandemic ritual. Because of course dear Henry cannot play with other dogs at the moment. Because we're told that social distancing of our dogs is really impor... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Experiment of One!!
Wednesday, April 15, 2020      25 comments

As always, I really enjoyed the comments on yesterday's blog about intuitive eating in a pandemic. Because of course each person's experience with food (and so much else) is unique. Even though our need for trust and for kindness is (prob... Read more
Does Intuitive Eating Matter in a Global Pandemic?
Tuesday, April 14, 2020      28 comments

A Sparkie Friend who's been experimenting with intuitive eating messaged me with a question: THE question which prevented me from trying IE for years and years and years. Because I really believed that if I did not diet -- if I did not track ev... Read more
White Breasted Nuthatch
Monday, April 13, 2020      34 comments

Nuthatches do characteristically go head first down a tree trunk!! [not my own image] ca.video.search.yahoo.co
m/search/video?... Read more
Speaking Moistly
Sunday, April 12, 2020      32 comments

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
slK5IY_GJzI OK, we can all use a giggle in these times . . . and here's Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at his April 7 daily COVID-19 briefing, using the terribly unfortunate phrase "sp... Read more
Energy reZooms!
Saturday, April 11, 2020      27 comments

Yes, I was low energy yesterday: after a relatively sleepless night Thursday and dealing with some not-great news as best as possible. And: I did not push myself. Just treated it as "weather" and did not take it too much to heart. ... Read more
Hello in There
Friday, April 10, 2020      30 comments

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
OVhA01J0Zsg John Prine has passed away recently. Yes, COVID-19 and at a relatively young age 73. But not without leaving us with this song for our times. A bit melancholy? A remin... Read more

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