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Reading as Deep Practice

Writers come to literature first for love and later to learn more about writing.Reading to learn doesn't have to be academic, however.Reading to learn can be its own spiritual practice.   What makes reading as a writer sacred is your intimacy with...

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Summer Reading for Writers

With summer coming, newspapers and bloggers are starting to offer their favorite summer reads.  Summer is a great time to read for pleasure. On a hot afternoon, there is nothing more delicious than flopping on the couch with a novel and a tall glass of iced tea and...

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Writing Home

I am frequently asked this question:What is the difference between the writing you do for Continuous Practice and your writing projects? My Answer:Practice is something you show up for with no expectation of outcome, a place to bring your whole, messy self. The...

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Write the Damn Truth

"Total Honesty. Hold Nothing Back." I used to write this at the top of every page of my notebook. Great sentiment, although I rarely hit the target. It felt like there was rope wrapped around my skull. Too hard to unravel. That old rule of writing practice, "Go for...

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Write One True Thing

Do you have a love/hate relationship with social media?  Love to connect with like-minded peeps, but hate the hate, not to mention the trance of mindless scrolling? I want to share an experience I had on Twitter recently, not to encourage you to spend more...

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Here’s my recipe for chicken soup

In advance of the upcoming retreat, Poetry is the New Chicken Soup, I am sending everyone on my list a copy of my personal chicken soup recipe.I’ve been making it for so long, I sometimes forget that I adapted it fromThe Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook, by Mickey Trescott. ...

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Poetry is the New Chicken Soup

What a strange and beautiful moment it is.Mid-spring and you are slowly emerging from isolationto see what's beyond your pandemic bubble.Maybe you've been able to visit with an old friend.Maybe you've dared to host a small gathering in your home.It's wonderful...

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Return to the Pleasures of Writing

Do you ever feel like you're trying too hard? Pushing your pen toward some predetermined destination at which you never arrive? Are you driving your dreams. and desires into the ground? What if, just for today,  you lay down your ego and Asked for guidance?...

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Nurture Body and Mind with Soup

It's been over a year now that we have been living between spaces in the spaces of the pandemic. Too many Zoom meetings, at first a blessing, a way to connect, more recently a curse,  living too much of our time glued to an electronic box. How do we nurture...

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This helps

I'm wondering if anyone else feels lost in the pandemic again. Does your brain feel scrambled? Need more sleep lately? Are you ready to go out, but still staying in? Do you feel safer with the vaccine, but concerned about the variant? Each shift in policy causes...

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