Beauty-Making in a World That Feels Increasingly Restrictive and Closed Down

alive beauty changemakers Nov 18, 2020

Dear Fountains of Sorrow and Overflowing Promise,

 

Isn’t that what we all are really? Here in the soft ache of being human we find the intermingling of grief and beauty greeting us everywhere. Fleeting and fragile, there is nothing we...

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Sing To Me Just Like That: Part 4

beauty grief nature Jun 22, 2020

ICE

 

There is a wind, a breath, a lingering contrail of energy left behind from all the interactions of nature. Everything is moving towards everything else, blood vessels stretching, rivers running, lungs expanding, roots touching, nerves...

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Sing To Me Just Like That: Part 1

beauty grief nature Jun 22, 2020

FLOWER

 

It is the day after Mother’s Day and the unseasonably warm weather has made the peonies on the dining room table prematurely stretch all the way open. Last night I refilled the water in their vase, making sure it was icy cold...

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