Playing Outside My Window

Photo by L E Marsanico Magical, ornamental pear trees grace my window view bringing joy and light to my heart. Their short-lived white blossoms look like clusters of candy. Oblivious of Covid’s challenge, these white puffs work magic on passersby, uplifting a mood for those who walk under their umbrella and wish to gaze. The…

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Reflections on Confinement

The time goes slowly. I’ve seen people wonder – what day is it? Yet time flows so quickly Moving through space as though on a super jet. How do we pass the days during the Covid confinement? We spend time reflecting Zoom-ing Phoning Eating Exercising Letting go of fear Sunlight produces longer days, yet the…

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Locked Out

I was locked out of property, or virtual space three times within a week or so. I couldn’t access my financial services account even when I changed the log-in information. After repeated attempts I called to speak with an agent who told me that my username was slightly different. The automatic reset process registered only…

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When I Feel Afraid

Teddy by Pixabay When I feel afraid, shifting to faith and gratitude gives me a helpful lift. There’s so much fear around, it’s easy to catch it. With a heartfelt reminder to choose my thoughts, I hop onto the energy of faith. Once there, I know that I am a spiritual being in a physical…

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This Little Creature

During this time of Covid-19 I have felt that I need others, that we need each other, that we are in this together – to keep each other safe. Most or many of us wear masks and thoroughly wash our hands – to keep the infinitesimal invader at bay. This is a time for friendships,…

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..Tale of A City (state)

There was an old city Who lived in a situation. She had so many citizens Who were dying in hospitals & homes… She DID KNOW what to do… From the churches and schools, to the few. “Shelter at home,” she said! As the virus blew the house down & People huddled, afraid & exposed… “Be…

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When I First Closed My Eyes in A Thoughtful Way…

*Originally posted January 22, 2013; edited from the original Meditation by atsukosmith. https://www.flickr.com/photos/reartcycle/3773892656 When I first closed my eyes in a thoughtful way, I was doing yoga at home, sitting on the wood floor of my living room. In that instant I knew that Universe is all around me. That we are all connected became…

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King & Mandela: Let Love Lead the Way…

I HAVE A DREAM BY WASFI AKAB https://wwwl.flickr.com Has anyone seen my old friend Martin? Can you tell me where he’s gone? He freed a lot of people But it seems the good they die young. You know I just looked around and he’s gone…* *I’ve loved this song by Dion, 1968, lamenting the deaths…

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An Open Communication to Quincy Jones, Lionel Ritchie, Jamie Foxx, Wyclef Jean…

and to producers: Randy Phillips, Peter Tortorici, Humberto Gattica & RedOne ~https://www.youtube.com/embed/Glny4jSciVI?autoplay=0&mute=0&controls=1&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.lindamarsanico.com&playsinline=1&showinfo=0&rel=0&iv_load_policy=3&modestbranding=1&enablejsapi=1&widgetid=1 Recorded 2.1.2010. Quincy Jones, Executive Producer; Lionel Ritchie, producer in collaboration with Executive Producer, Wyclef Jean, Randy Phillips, Peter Tortorici, Producer Humberto Gattica & RedOne; co-produced by Rickey Minor, Mervin Warren, Patti Austin. Academy Award Winning Director, Paul Haggis filmed the private recording…

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