Monthly Archives: October, 2013

Perfect Day

Lou Reed It’s such a perfect day, I’m glad I spent it with you Such a perfect day Visit the website for Lou Reed Youtube Post by TaCleoh

Real Work

Shawna Lemay And still, years into it, one questions what is one’s ‘real work’ and how to be faithful to the work, how to show greater patience. How to be patient with one’s life, with the lives of others. And maybe, also, the further we delve into our ‘real work’ the more we are aware …

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Sliding on the Snow Stone

Andy Szpuk Sometimes things happen that test our faith. But how can we truly see what is beautiful if we do not know what is ugly, or if we do not experience hardship? — From Sliding on the Snow Stone It is astonishing that anyone lived this story. It is even more astonishing that anyone …

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Beverly McIver In a stirring series of paintings, Beverly McIver explores the complexities of African American female identity.  But just as striking, are her scenes of love, sacrifice and loss, which depict the universal story of family bonds .  The documentary Raising Renee follows Beverly’s struggle to care for her mentally handicapped sister after the death …

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Art and Love and Healing

Julia Fehrenbacher   Here’s the truth.  When I say “no” to what feeds and fills me, when I decide something else matters more than doing what lights me up- I become empty.  And when I’m empty, I miss the beauty of Here.      This morning before I exercised or cleared the breakfast dishes off …

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Honest Songs

Noah Gundersen I am grateful for the winter for the winter comes to show that our trouble is never over and our work is never done But with the turning of the season we will always see the sun And the sound it makes is an honest song Our hearts sing an honest song   …

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Healing Quote of the Day

  To be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. –Nelson Mandela

Little Women

Louisa May Alcott I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship. Find Little Women on Goodreads


Eric Powell I felt early on that I wanted to add to the “soup’”of this long and rich lineage.  It is not a matter of feeling qualified to add my part; it is a matter of not accepting that I am not qualified.  Much of the art and music that I most admire, upon some …

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Walk with a Friend after a Suicide

For Dave   “So you never know,” I would have told you.  “If when you get up in the morning, it’s going be that day when you meet someone new and ride a jet ski for the first time.”     We were supposed to go walking on a Wednesday, but that Monday you were …

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