Mindful Parenting

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“Do not ask your children to strive for extraordinary lives. Such striving may seem admirable, but it is the way of foolishness. Help them instead to find the wonder and marvel of an ordinary life. Show them the joy of tasting tomatoes, apples, and pears. Show them how to cry when pets and people die. Show them the infinite pleasure … Read More

When Things Fall Apart

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 “It may be when we no longer know what to do, that we have come to our real work, and that when we no longer know which way to go, we have begun our real journey.”      Wendell Berry If there is one thing I am asked the most, it is IF I would be willing to share a … Read More

The Gift of Autumn

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Each year, I am equally surprised when autumn bursts into full view. There is no ignoring it.  The leaves morph and change before our eyes, moving away from their emboldened green color to the bright yellows or reds that change the landscape around us and demand we stop and pay attention. The feel of the air turns colder in the … Read More