Category Archives: Pre-Dawn

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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Sublime Summer Solstice 2014

Began the morning with a quick walk through the Laughing Labyrinth doing the “egg spray patrol”!  Daily rain makes it quite a chore to keep the spray on and prevent the marauding deer from enjoying the labyrinth too much. Come … Continue reading

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Susurruss Of Harmony Farm

Space To Be Time to create space for yourself.  Hmmm. New theme for a next Labyrinth workshop.  All of Saturday I felt drawn to hold space, allow space, create space. A very easy and flowing day, perhaps better named  “The … Continue reading

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“Shenpa” to Sensibility

Rough notes from 5:00 a.m. Laughing Labyrinth walk. Really pulled into “shenpa” by listening to students’ excuses, tracking them down, nudging them along, treating them like adults and then being disappointed by their lack of follow through. Getting too wrapped … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice 2012

Clear. Crisp. Alpine glow just touching the tops of trees.  Still.  Snow clinging to trees, shrubs, wires.  The encrusted bell sounded a dull thunk, until I brushed off the snow, then a hollow gong.  Sort of how I felt initially.  … Continue reading

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A Bit of Dew

As dry as the summer has been, a bit of dew kissed the plants in the labyrinth this morning.  Prairie plants in particular are masters at harvesting even scant moisture.  Early planets winked before bowing to the rising sun.  So, … Continue reading

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Pre-Dawn Polar Walk

Spectacular!  First walk in a 2012 snow.  Pre-dawn.  Strong north wind.  Invigorating! What a welcome change.  With back to the wind,  vision is clear, so I start off determined and full of confidence.  Suddenly with a turn in the path, … Continue reading

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