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yikes

Wind is howling around us branches and trees falling, gusts shake the house. I don’t like winter storms. And though I feel safe inside by a warm fire I’d rather it would stop blowing.

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Silence

“The ego uses words to get what it wants. When we are in an argument with our family, friends, or colleagues, that is what we do. We pull out the words that give us power, make us look right or … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day

Christmas is packed back into the old cedar trunk, presents are finding places in the house and shop. Looking forward instead of back I pray the joy of the season will not stop. May peace be the goal we walk … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice

Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow. My little horse must think it queer To stop without … Continue reading

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Reindeer Food Just in Time For Christmas

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Got Our Tree Today

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Pay Attention

Mindfulness changes the brain. . .  How we pay attention promotes neural plasticity, the change of neural connections in response to experience. ~Psychiatrist and brain researcher Daniel J. Siegel in his book: “The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the … Continue reading

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Winter Doldrums

All the leaves and all the dreams of summer fallen to the ground, unfinished plans like warm duvets of colour in a mound left out in the cold until spring comes back around. ©2018 Sharron R. McMillan

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Light In Darkness

She, In the dark, Found light Brighter than many ever see. She, Within herself, Found loveliness, Through the soul’s own mastery. And now the world receives From her dower: The message of the strength Of inner power. ~Langston Hughes  “Helen … Continue reading

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Puddles

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Mini Mushrooms

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Winter Wardrobes

Winter is on it’s way. . . Evergreens wait patiently for cold weather, their trendy green tips accenting darker winter wardrobes. Maples, finding nothing new to wear, choose to spend winter naked rather than wear the same thing two years … Continue reading

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Mycelium Quartet

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Council Meeting

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Handmade Christmas Tree

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