Archive for April 2014

Lessons from my Miscarriage + Good news

2 weeks ago I began the process of having a miscarriage. My third. I was 9 weeks along this time, not quite ready to tell the world our news. Having been through miscarriages before, there’s a particular flavor of emotional intensity to this first-trimester time which I’m quite familiar with. In addition to the usual…

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Leaping an Abyss or Upholstering a Rut? + The Body Listens…..

If you look around our house, you will find several piles that look like this… It is our current queue of inspiration. Erin just heard last week that kinesthetic learners pile rather than file. We both felt well validated… One book that has been in several piles around the house recently (we have a few…

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Even in the Struggle…

Here in Salt Lake City, we are enjoying impossibly gorgeous days, replete with the scent of blossoms on the air, and everything seems to be bursting into life in full color. Ahhh. I love spring. I have 2 poems for you this morning. First this one, as the trees have been giving such gifts to…

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Put Your Lips to The World and Stillness and Movement This Saturday

A couple days ago, while working at the computer, Erin invited me to pause, and listen to Mary Oliver reading her poem: Mornings at Blackwater For years, every morning, I drank from Blackwater Pond. It was flavored with oak leaves and also, no doubt, the feet of ducks. And always it assuaged me from the…

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