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Category: Amazement

Your heart is beating, isn't it?

Moments There are moments that cry out to be fulfilled. Like, telling someone you love them. Or giving your money away, all of it. Your heart is beating, isn't it? You're not in chains, are you? There is nothing more pathetic than caution when headlong might save a life, even, possibly, your own. (Mary Oliver) […]

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88 years of wisdom ...

My dad turned 88 on February 17. Yesterday!!! We celebrated with some of his favorite food, cherry pie, laughter, some new running shirts and a beautiful, royal blue golf shirt. He still runs and plays golf like a beast at 88 years of age. When he turned 80, he wrote a personal note to all […]

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Saturday selects ...

A brief thought or poem for the weekend, friends ... In such times as these, having recourse to periods of and spaces for 'doing nothing' is of utmost importance, because without them we have no way to think, reflect, heal and sustain ourselves -- individually or collectively. (Jenny Odell, How To Do Nothing: Resisting the […]

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One reason I exist on this earth ...

There are moments in life when a person realizes that what they are experiencing might just be one of the reasons they exist on this earth. This day was one of those moments for me.

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Saturday selects ...

A brief thought or poem for the weekend, friends ... We're only here for a minute. We're here for a little window. And to use that time to catch and share shards of light and laughter and grace seems to me the great story. (Brian Doyle, 1956-2017)

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Saturday selects ...

A brief thought of poem for the weekend, friends ... "We belong to a Mystery far grander than our little selves and our little time." (Richard Rohr, Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life)

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Welcome to Alice at Dawn. My short posts are meant to be regular reminders to keep walking, to keep living, to continue to listen to the voice deep within your spirit that whispers ... this is the way. Walk in it.

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