Category Archives: Summer Reflections 2012

Mama Monkeys…..End of Summer Reflections

It was the late afternoon, the sun was slowly setting, and as we drifted back to our cabin after a long day of surf and sun, we came upon a tribe of monkeys up in the mango trees above our … Continue reading

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Unique Creations…..End of Summer Reflections

Good morning. Last week of August. I imagine many of you are enjoying the last days of your summer before launching into your autumn season. We’re turning in that direction as well. I’ve collected a random list of thoughts over … Continue reading

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Buddymoons…..End of Summer Reflections

I grow weary at times of endless headlines parading across my screens. It’s amazing to me that some people spend all day trying to “catch” us with phrases that will intrigue us enough to “click”. I’ll admit it. This one … Continue reading

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Stumbling Over Good Things…..End of Summer Reflections

It has occurred to me in these midlife years that it is just as easy to stumble over “good” things as “bad”. Over centuries, the list of “bad” remains relatively the same. Paul lists a few in Galatians via The … Continue reading

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Managing vs Living Life…..End of Summer Reflections

Good morning. My back porch was peaceful this morning. The autumn migration of birds is beginning, and so the forest is changing – new sounds, fresh appearances – based on the amount of tweeting in the early morning hours, they … Continue reading

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Writing as Practice…..End of Summer Reflections

It’s time to start writing again. Writing is a spiritual practice if you allow it to become part of your daily or weekly rhythm. The last article in the latest edition of Weavings was a clear nudge to get back … Continue reading

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Who is my neighbor?…..Summer Reflections

In an instant, all of life changed for hundreds of people involved in the Colorado massacre. Life will now always be defined by the before and after of that tragic event. It aches to see the photos of mourning and … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in the Miami Airport…..Summer Reflections

Summer often means travel, and one afternoon of my summer was spent in the Miami airport reading a book and watching people. Fortunately for me, I am able to go back and forth between those two loves pretty easily, so … Continue reading

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Pink Gumballs for Breakfast…..Summer Reflections

We all understand the reason why a restaurant or store might place a large gumball machine near their door. Child sees gumball, child wants gumball, parent gives child a quarter for a gumball. And most of us kinda understand that … Continue reading

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Weaving Life…..Summer Reflections

When I look at a woven blanket, I see a family. I see different colors and textures twisting and turning and shaping themselves into something beautiful. I see my grandmother crocheting in her chair. I see a woman in Guatemala … Continue reading

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