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It’s Time To Live In Peace and Harmony

The war to end all wars didn’t. Still wars tear people and countries apart. Why are we so slow to learn how to get along, how to share and take care of the beautiful world we’ve inherited. It’s not about … Continue reading

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What Connects Us To Another.

A handmade bag I carry while visiting the eye doctor. A young man sitting in the waiting room notices and comments on it. We chat about where I got it, how handmade is always so beautiful. We laugh, smile, connect. … Continue reading

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The Universe

The universe is a single reality— one long sweeping spectacular process of interconnected events. The universe is not a place where evolution happens; it is evolution happening. It is not a stage on which dramas unfold; it is the unfolding … Continue reading

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Puddle on a Tarp

To me, every hour of the day and night is an unspeakably perfect miracle. ~Walt Whitman

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Recycling

Fungi are the grand recyclers of the planet and the vanguard species in habitat restoration. ~Paul Stamets 

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Fall Back

Fall back to golden chilly days to crackling fire and morning haze, woollen socks to warm our toes, curled up in our mohair throws. Back to winter’s basic norm, splitting wood and keeping warm. ©2019 Sharron R. McMillan

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Mushroom Soup

“If you feel all damp and lonely like a mushroom, find the thick, creamy soup of joyfulness and just dive into it in order to make life tastier” ~Munia Khan

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Endings

Last ray of sun kisses my forehead, vanishes behind cedar trees. Chill suddenly inspires me to go inside. I’ve nibbled the last pea, and sour blackberry of the year. October and the garden are finished. So am I. ©2019 Sharron … Continue reading

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O Canada

Taking care of our planet is not an option. Buying locally produced products is the best place to start. I prefer Canadian made even though they may cost a little more. It’s worth it to know what I am buying … Continue reading

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The Mushroom Bursts The Sod

Then sleep the seasons, full of might; While slowly swells the pod, And rounds the peach, and in the night The mushroom bursts the sod. The winter comes: the frozen rut Is bound with silver bars; the white drift heaps … Continue reading

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Fall in Mixed Media

Fragile leaves drift from darkened branch, a tear drop cloud skims by, one feather clinging to mossy mound as I walk past with a sigh. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Aged Understanding

In youth we learn; in age we understand. ~Baroness Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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Living The Simple Life

The easeful days, the dreamless nights the homely round of plain delights The calm, the unambitioned mind which all men seek, and few men find. ~ Austin Dobson

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Reading Nature

Lectio Divina in Nature Step out onto the Planet. Draw a circle a hundred feet round. Inside the circle are 300 things nobody understands, and, maybe nobody’s ever really seen How many can you find? ~Lew Welch Lew Welch, Ring … Continue reading

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Be A Beginner

Be willing to be a beginner every single morning ~Eckhart

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