dancing in the still point on the spiral journey of life

An Enchanted Existence

A short story told in rose petals

  Hello darkness my old friend, I’ve come to talk to you again ~Sounds of Silence, Simon and Garfunkel   I could tell you a long story about the threads of shame in my life.  It’s not what’s important, though.  Suffice it to say that recently I made a stupid mistake that triggered deep feelings…

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Life Flows On in a Quantum State of Mind

  When you’ve seen beyond yourself then you may find Peace of mind is waiting there And the time will come When you see We’re all one and Life flows on within you and without you ~George Harrison   Since writing my post last week on the portals of aging, I’ve been in a quantum…

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Secrets of the Morning Breeze

  I’m fortunate and grateful to live in spacious country with lots of sky. This morning I took a walk with my dogs and my camera. I listened to the breeze and heard the whisper of a secret yearning.   Some new ideas are emerging from my heart and soul.  I have a vision of community. …

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Sparkling Gratitude

  This week I discovered and acknowledged some of the sparkling jewels that shine in my life:  Laughter  New friends who help me  My ability to learn and grow  A connection to my Higher Self The realization of the ways in which I have become native to my place   I became aware of all…

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Honk It Through!

Come, come, whoever you are. Wanderer, worshipper, lover of living, it doesn’t matter. Ours is not a caravan of despair. Come even if you have broken your vow a thousand times. Come, yet again, come, come. ~ Rumi   Rumi was a 13th century Muslim poet, theologian and mystic. I don’t know if you are…

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A Joyful Existence

Change occurs drop by drop, by doing small, repetitive activities.  If you want to infuse your life with joy, then you’ll need to take it one appealing step at a time.   My daughters tease me when I crack myself up with some stupid joke.  Well, this time I’ve inspired myself!  Thanks to the encouragement from…

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Charmed

  Did you know that in 1430 the original meaning of the word charm was a medley of goldfinches or a charm of angels singing?     We think of charm today as someone who is pleasing, something with a beautiful quality or a trinket on a bracelet.  I think the “olde” definition is more…

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