This picture of my father, taken in 2007, found its way back into my life recently. I thought about this photo several times over the years, as I originally wanted to frame a copy to give to my father.Read More
The Estuary Blog
Throughout their work and lives, our staff and friends of The Estuary become inspired and do some occasional inspirational writings. We have created this blog for them to share their thoughts, writings, and feelings with you.
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"If you don’t become the ocean
You’ll be seasick everyday."
Everything has me confused and irritable.
Is it politics? Upcoming Holidays? Am I working too much?
Maybe, I’m not working enough?
I have no answers.
On Sunday, September 27 the world experienced a total lunar eclipse and super moon, a natural phenomenon that will not occur again until 2033. When my children were young, I would keep them up past their bedtimes or wake them from a solemn sleep to witness various celestial events similar to the current lunar eclipse. I was thrilled that one of my four children remember these adventures from their childhood with affection. It was special to look up into the vast universe and witness these beautiful and mysterious occurrences with my children as we created educational and unique memories.Read More
As we move ahead in this new year, many have set resolutions and possibly have already broken said resolutions. Many have explored hopes and dreams and some possibly have already given up, deciding this year won’t be any different than the rest.Read More
The only Zen you find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.
- Robert M. Pirsig
I have been a seeker since early childhood. I grew up in a strict Catholic home and was ecstatic when introduced as a young teenager to Eastern philosophy and other non-Christian ideas – what an eye opener!Read More
In the last few weeks, the word ‘hope’ has caught my ear. These have been conversations about significant events; not the hope as in ‘I hope my favorite team wins’. Since I, too, have had occasion lately to use the word, I started thinking about what it was that I meant when I said ‘I hope’.Read More