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Time Intensifying

Only this morning I realized that it is over a month since I wrote here. Perhaps it is increasing age, but I also think it is the pace of life and the escalating demands of getting ready for winter here. Whatever it is, I am realizing that a) I get fewer things done in an allotted time; b) I am forgetting small things as I start one thing and end up doing another before finishing it. In the UK (there is a humorous film about it) it is called "senior ADD." Funny and poignant all at once.

But I have another experience of this undeniable change of life now. This past week, as I was standing at the kitchen counter trying to remember what it was I was going to take out of the fridge, I felt an inner shift in the empty space of what it was I was trying to recall, which felt like a pair of brackets with nothing between them. As this image came to me so did a sense of warm golden light reaching towards me from the future, filling those empty spaces. It was deeply consoling. I knew it was my dying, my shifting towards the next life after this one. It was a clear embracing sense of being drawn forward into a new life. I wrote a poem about it called "Brackets" which you will find in "Poeming 2" in the menu of this website.

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28.11 | 07:46

Now into a second reading of INK and HONEY, I am finding it much richer and it's pulling me ever deeper into contemplation of my daily life.

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28.11 | 07:35

Perusing your musings about these books are a great help for me so I can choose my next book.. one that resonates at this time in my life. Thanks Brenda.

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22.11 | 20:53

Welcomed reading recommendations !

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24.10 | 21:40

and you have gifted me with cards that were like visits!!

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