Weekly Share–February 16, 2018

Margi DehlinHealth & Wellness6 Comments

It is Friday once more! You made it! How did your week feel to you? Are you excited for the weekend? I am feeling like slowing life down a bit the next few days.  Anyone with me? Things have been wonderfully full around here. So exciting and brimming with life. But now, I am ready to cozy up with a … Read More

Adding Pleasure to the Every Day

Margi DehlinHealth & Wellness4 Comments

Hello there! How is this week treating you all? Are you needing a little boost? I have been thinking lately about the small ways we can add pleasure to each day. For many of us, our lives spread out before us from the moment our eyes float or jerk open each morning. But what if we were able to add … Read More

5 Ways to Slow Down and Connect with your Life

Margi DehlinHealth & Wellness, Minimalism11 Comments

Photo of Nan and Don McCulloch, my mother-in-law and my father-in-law. Photographer– Maya Dehlin. Visit her on Facebook! Attention is the most basic form of love; through it we bless and are blessed. John Tarrant One of the challenges and thrills of modern life is that life tends to move with a certain speed and momentum. I do think it … Read More

The Wisdom of Winter

Margi DehlinSeasonal Reflections3 Comments

Sweet Darkness by David Whyte When your eyes are tired the world is tired also. When your vision has gone no part of the world can find you. Time to go into the dark where the night has eyes to recognize its own. There you can be sure you are not beyond love. The dark will be your womb tonight. … Read More

Broken Open

Margi DehlinFaith Transition, Grief, Parenting, Relationships, Spirituality7 Comments

In this episode Margi Dehlin shares an essay she recently wrote dealing with heartbreak, resilience, and intimacy entitled “Broken Open.” The text of the poem is available below. Broken Open, by Margi Dehlin Louise Erdrich wrote in The Painted Drum, “Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you … Read More

A Share! The Anatomy of Trust by Brene Brown

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Happy New Year to you all! I thought I would start the month of January off with a share of sorts. A high quality one. John and I were able to sit down and watch this last night. It pretty much rocked our world.  Do yourself a favor– allow yourself the twenty minutes or so to view this video on … Read More

Daily Grounding Rituals

Margi DehlinHygge2 Comments

The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance for the soul than their simplicity might suggest.    — Thomas Moore Our world is covered in white. It happened one night when we went to sleep to soft snow falling outside our window–and woke in the morning to a thick blanket of white. On the trees. Our … Read More

A Poem for You…

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Parachute by Jena Schwartz I found myself wondering how best to thank you for picking up for dropping out for pulling it out of me for playlists and secret notebooks of words you pluck as if from strings in the sky chords you strike and covers you lift for risking failure in the name of truth knowing truth wears many … Read More