Monthly Archives: May 2013

Rivers Arms

Harmony is sought In the arms of many loves The river flows deep  

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Gift of Connections

Everything flows from the Divine.  Life, death, love, apathy…all are parts of the cycle of life, death, and rebirth.  What then drives a connection between two or more people?  How is this ineffable draw between unique and luminous beings created? 

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Twists in the Path

Path’s cross, sometimes interconnecting for a few leagues.  When this happens, friends and foes can both be made.  Time, circumstance, and souls dictate which.  Learning from these experiences and connections broadens the view on what can occur in the world. 

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Life Journey

Pathways through forest A journey of a lifetime Springtime through winter

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Northern Entrance

Sometimes leaving home for the first time can be difficult.  This week’s retreat is the mountains of southern Montana and the northern gateway to Yellowstone National Park.  A long-term visitor to the Retreat will be spending the summer there away

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Personal History

We enter this world as complete innocents, devoid of logic or rationalization.  Some say that this state is animalistic and instinctual.  Others speak of an internal connection with mother, father, both, or neither.  Like much of the world, what happens

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Feeling in a slightly childish mood, this retreat is in Germany.  Many of us had tree houses when we were young and still look upon them as a retreat from the world.  Sitting in the middle of a forest, this

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New Child

Thunder crashes loud Lightening in the sky rides free The cries of a child

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Days of the Goddess

Sunrise in glory Warming heat lightens the day Flowers bloom and burst The echo of light Grains exploding fill baskets Harvest comes with bliss Deep hues color all Memories and comfort thrive Roots go deep and strong

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