December 17, 2012

Advent Day Seventeen: Coeur

Today I wish you Haut les coeurs! Lift up your spirit, take heart, be brave! Have courage! I love that the French word coeur is derived from the Latin word cor, as […]
December 16, 2012

Advent Day Sixteen: Gaudete Sunday

The third Sunday in Advent, break out the rose colored robes and rejoice! Growing up I loved this Sunday, one of us lit the match to […]
December 14, 2012

Advent Day Fourteen: Antlers

In 2008, I spent two weeks in the Denali Wilderness as part of the National Parks Artist-in-Residence program. Doug came with me. It was just the […]
December 13, 2012

Advent Day Thirteen

Listen. Laugh. Talk. Wander about. Gaze idly. Reflect. And maybe the heavenly will appear. As part of my Advent practice this year, Doug and I are […]
December 12, 2012

Advent 12.12.12: Dazzle On!

Sometimes I forget to focus on what is right in my life. Instead, I get caught up in daily frustrations, with students who–for whatever reason–are not […]
December 11, 2012

Advent Day Eleven: I know, I’m ready, I can

I just ended a great Google Hangout with my sister, who currently lives in Germany, near Munich. Unlike the Berkshires, they have snow. Like ten inches […]