HARVESTING LOVE:
Finding Love in Unexpected (& Expected) Places

“Giving voice, communicating, is a sacred way to free love.”

The blog’s purpose is also to treasure the gift of language, the power of giving voice.

Jewish mysticism describes the infinite One Light shattering into fragments. These shards of divine Light and Love are often concealed. It is our sacred duty—the most important of all human tasks—to find and free these divine sparks, thus restoring unity…  Read more

A Leaf’s Prayer

A Leaf’s Prayer

Events in my life of late have been leading me to contemplate prayer quite a bit. I thought I would share some inspiration on this subject as I find and revel in it, starting with a poem by Mary Oliver called “Praying, from her book, “THIRST, and another…

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November by Dona Wheeler

November by Dona Wheeler

Normally I dread November with it’s grey and draft through the kitchen announcing the brutal months to come sucking every last leaf from overhead draining the green out of the garden

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Voice and Vulnerability

Voice and Vulnerability

Last week the nine women who will be reading and I got together to plan. One of the things we discussed is vulnerability, the vulnerability of putting one’s voice in the world, of being really visible and heard.

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My Father’s Dream

My Father’s Dream

Fifteen years ago, my father had a dream that offered me a different— and life changing —answer to my question. I had already begun to suspect that “No” might not be the only possible reply to this question. Nonetheless, the truth that it’s not all right to feel happy…

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Ani Tuzman wins the  Peter K. Hixson Memorial Award

Ani Tuzman wins the Peter K. Hixson Memorial Award

When I write from the heart, I am hitting the jackpot; I am striking motherlode. Just to write is to win, regardless of whatever else happens or doesn’t beyond that. And if, by grace and sweet effort, I touch the other hearts with my words, well, then I have really…

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