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Lisa Handley
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Munching The Weeds
Nature and metaphor…this pairing is a constant source of insight for me and inspiration for my writing.  Sometimes nature’s wisdom “speaks” while I’m out in the wild.  Other times its wise voice can be heard right in our own backyard.   The (much needed) ra...
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Beginnings, Endings, Beginnings And "Betweens"
Beginnings and endings...endings and beginnings...and the spaces in between.  This concept has surfaced in my mind repeatedly across the past several months.  In an online SoulCollage® group to which I belong, a fellow member shared this quote a few days ag...
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Beginnings, Endings, Beginnings And "Betweens"
Beginnings and endings...endings and beginnings...and the spaces in between.  This concept has surfaced in my mind repeatedly across the past several months.  In an online SoulCollage® group to which I belong, a fellow member shared this quote a few days ag...
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Mending
What would you see if the inner me was a transparency?  This was one of the directives for creating an expressive art piece during this week's Healing Art retreat at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula (of which I've been a regular participant for ...
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Crystal Ball
This "crystal ball" formed in our fountain during a recent cold spell Do you ever wish you could gaze into a crystal ball and see the future - the answer to a question, the outcome of a situation, the resolution for a challenge, the reality of a dream come ...
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Awareness
Awareness...my word for 2016. Rather than compile a lofty list of New Year's resolutions, I began assigning a single word to be my universal New Year's mantra a couple years ago.  I've since discovered how the simplicity of one word can deliver a strong, st...
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Awakening
After Paper And Ponder's unintentionally lengthy slumber, it is finally time to awaken and begin anew!  Yesterday as we said goodbye to 2015, our family enjoyed a hike with friends along one of our favorite trail loops that gradually climbs up to a lookout ...
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You Can Find Her In Your Heart
One of my favorite local beach photos, and a favorite exclamation of gratitude Joni & I shared - "We live here!" How do you navigate through your grief when one of your best friends has passed away? You allow yourself to experience the range of emotions you...
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When A Rose Is More Than A Rose
After our cat Misty's close call with a toxic lily last summer , I had nearly broken the habit entirely of bringing fresh flowers into our home except for makeshift bouquets of calendula, feverfew, borage and chive blossoms and rosemary and lavender sprigs ...
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Within The Flaws, Cracks And Breaks
I consider myself a recovering perfectionist and will likely continue on this "road to recovery" indefinitely.  The tendency toward perfectionism is a stubborn streak within, and although I've made progress in learning how to temper this streak, it periodic...
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