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Only When

Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing. And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb. And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance. … Continue reading

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Unless the Seed Falls Into the Ground

We learn one lesson from the seed that diamonds have never taught us. For seeds, unlike diamonds, are for spending, for throwing away, almost. For unless the seed falls into the ground, lying buried in the darkness of the earth … Continue reading

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Let Light Descend On Earth

From the point of light within the mind of God Let light stream forth into the minds of men. Let light descend on earth. . . From the centre which we call the race of men Let the plan of … Continue reading

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Love Where You Live

If you live in the city don’t whine about crime, if you live near a factory there’s going to be grime. If you live by a freeway get used to the noise, If you live with children then step over … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day🇨🇦l

May the stars carry your sadness away, May the flowers fill your heart with beauty, May hope forever wipe away your tears. And above all, may silence make you strong. ~Chief Dan George

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Morning In My Studio

When I shut my studio door I lock out the woes of the world for a few hours. I’m looking out to a sea of ferns, still, quiet surrounded by cedar, alder and maple trees sanding tall, straight, unafraid. The … Continue reading

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What The Statistics Mean

More sick, more deaths, more grief, more pain. But to many who read them it means relief, comfort, thankfulness because we are not counted among them – yet. I wonder why taking precautions is so difficult for some people, as … Continue reading

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Thirteen more ducklings born this weekend

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I’m Going Back to Cookbooks

I’m going back to good old cook books. I know the internet is full of information, easy to access and instant but every site is covered over with things to sign up for, things popping up about everything from suggestions … Continue reading

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Focus

At times we see life through wide-angled lens, complete and beautiful. But focus changes. Pain, disappointment, fear filter our perspective and the world never looks the same again. Rose coloured filters may help for awhile but more often we just … Continue reading

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Hermit Moments

Hermit Moments with yourself, by yourself, accepting yourself, loving yourself, learning all the wisdom of the world. ©2015 Sharron R. McMillan

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Woodshed Half Full

Hisnibs and I got the mountain of firewood stacked in the woodshed.  That’s almost half the firewood we need for the winter.  More splitting and stacking to do yet to ensure cozy days by the fire this winter.

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Poet Pen

I fain would write a timely poem Of politics and polls Of oil spills and postal strikes Of taxes, wars and goals. But lo, ‘twas not my diascope This timely news to share, For ‘tis delivered daily At my step … Continue reading

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Firewood Still Out In The Woods

More firewood still out in the woods waiting to be split and brought to the woodshed.

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Gathering Winter Firewood

It takes Hisnibs and helper about ten days of the summer to cut, split and stack firewood to keep our two houses warm all winter.  A good start on it here. There are 60 pieces of firewood per bucket load … Continue reading

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