Tag Archives: Robert Bly

Beyond Fear Into a Larger World

In her poem, “The Best of It,” Kate Ryan, describes how it feels to have continued loss, to be reduced to be so little considered that you have next to nothing. THE BEST OF IT However carved up or pared down … Continue reading

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Drawing Up From Great Roots

Let everything happen to you. Beauty and terror Just keep going No feeling is final –Rainer Maria Rilke In a short time from now, I’ll be moving from India. After nearly a decade in this country, I won’t live here … Continue reading

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Dancing Into Dimminishment

You may have seen 81 year old Sarah Paddy Jones dance the tango with Nico Espinosa and astonish crowds in Madrid, or on stage in Britain’s Got Talent for the fact that she is old and is yet able to do things that … Continue reading

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Coming Back to the Garden

I sit looking out over my yard while I write, the sun neither too warm nor too weak– a perfect gentleness for a summer afternoon. I see the stone steps under the grape arbor, and the thyme that fits between the … Continue reading

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Tending Our Gardens

Yesterday, the wind blew much of the day, tossing the leaves on the trees outside my window, pushing against the walls. I love the way the wind stirs the world, and reminding us things are about to change. Life is … Continue reading

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