Category Archives: Astronomy

Eclipses

Because of the upcoming solar eclipse next month there’s been a lot of interest.  Two friends sent me the link to Maria Popova’s Marginalian on Annie Dillard’s description of an eclipse.  Annie Dillard is one of my favorite authors, but … Continue reading

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“Attainment too is Emptiness”

Writing group didn’t happen this week. I’ve been feeling very odd, and finally decided I would try to write about it. Not what I expected! Written on Friday, August 11 3rd cup. coffee.     I want to do a … Continue reading

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Description of Me

Just for fun, here is the description I wrote for the residents biographies book: I was born in Cincinnati OH, and earned a BA in Astronomy from Wellesley College. The year I graduated I read an article on Stonehenge, which … Continue reading

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What is Wanting to Find Expression Through You?

In the last few months I’ve been having a pretty hard time.  First was dealing with low thyroid, then I had a bad fall and my ribs are still hurting from that.  In fact, I’ve had a hard time since … Continue reading

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Visionary, Committed, Generous

This was written in July 2009, and posted in March 2010 I think of Elizabeth’s letter to me [10/25/05] where she talks about my commitment, my vision and my generosity.  I remember when I first read it, I had a … Continue reading

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Evolution of my Prayer

The prayer I’ve been saying for quite a while now, when I felt discouraged, was “I choose to trust that the wider, more inclusive, participatory, sacred cosmos is real, and holds the world I love in compassion.”  I say “I … Continue reading

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