Category Archives: Bell

Blizzard in the Labyrinth

Snow pellets stung like needles as the wind hurled the early spring blizzard at us.  Thirty-five mile an hour winds and temperatures hovering in the low 30s – not cold yet dangerous because of the ice it forms on roads, … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve 2017

  We have a lot on our minds as 2017 fades and we look into 2018 with trepidation and hope and realism.  Today’s service at Peoples Church Unitarian Universalist was inspiring, meaningful and funny.   Kathleen Mavity and Jude Johnson guided … Continue reading

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1080 Phoenix Harmony Labyrinth Rising

“To every thing there is a season.” The past few years I have been dismayed at how the 1080 Laughing Labyrinth prairie grasses have taken over the seven circuit Classical labyrinth we designed and created in the front yard.  And, … Continue reading

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“Surprised By Joy”

Sometimes when we follow “Guidance”, especially against our immediate inclination, we are indeed, as author C.S. Lewis discovered, Surprised by Joy. “I’ve done enough.  It’s time to rest. That’s why I am staying home today,” dictated logic, as I turned … Continue reading

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Everything Needs A Rest

Every thing and every person, including our belovèds, needs a rest.  Tapia, eyeball deep in snow with more falling, waits patiently between the Entry Bell and First Bench.  He knows that the frozen time, the dark time are necessary for … Continue reading

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The Walk before The Walk

Amused, I followed the paralleling deer tracks in the Laughing Labyrinth.  They, too must be on a mission.  Indeed, a food mission for the tracks dual split off   a third of the way around the Labyrinth.  Headed to the neighbor’s … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice Walk on the Prairie Labyrinth

“O’er all the weary world” awoke me on this grey morning and the lead for the walk materialized. I was happy and excited about the day and knew we would have a fair number of participants in spite of the … Continue reading

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