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O. Henry’s Springtime à la Carte: Coincidences, Mistakes and Love’s Destiny

O. Henry’s Springtime à la Carte: Coincidences, Mistakes and Love’s Destiny

Dandelion wasn’t a mere plant from a meadow to be written on the menu card – for it was no longer her gentle frail fingers typing it – it was the heart’s longing, the memory that gave her life, the name of the young man who weaved her a crown of it making her his love, his future bride, one late summer afternoon, when in the shaded raspberried lane, two lovers promised to marry – a promise made not only with lips, but made with souls and hearts also …

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What Snow White Knows

What Snow White Knows

The world moves for love. It kneels before it in awe. Then, now, always. The sun is rebellious, especially across the surfaces of ice, it wins. And we deepen into a drop containing all of our intimacies; water nourishes the soil of our soul, and we wake, anew, each time …

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Every Wild Rose Has a Story

Every Wild Rose Has a Story

When it’s time, it’s time. It doesn’t matter if we’re ready or not, if it makes sense or not, if things look messy or not, when it’s time, it’s time. Our soul knows. Our heart knows. Where, and with whom, we truly belong …

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What Sedna Knows

What Sedna Knows

… and we remember compassion and forgiveness amidst the turbulence and coldness of the Northern seas. And we remember tenderness – how it will always sing us back to heart, back to warmth, and of this, new life will begin …

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Behind The Green Door, Destiny Awaits

Behind The Green Door, Destiny Awaits

Along life’s paths, we are led by the mystical hands of destiny, and when the unclockable clocks strike their right time, we’ll see our green door. There, two worlds will touch, they’ll kiss, and we’ll find that love is not only felt in the hearts – it is known by the hands also …

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Bluebeard: The Key to Knowing

Bluebeard: The Key to Knowing

Bluebeard is a story about initiation. The key is her key to opening the doors of greater knowing, truth and an opportunity to sharpen her instincts, intuition and senses. And while many may say “curiosity kills the cat” I disagree. When combined with good reason, it is precisely curiosity that can even save a life …

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Beauty and Her Beast

Beauty and Her Beast

The idea of a house and a white fence are not what binds a couple for a lifetime; it is our ability to adapt in any climate and adjust through the changing shapes, within and without, as we walk along the wilderness, side by side. And sometimes learning, or re-learning, how to build our fire, as primitive as it may sound, is actually the path forward and towards each other …

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Urban Wild, By The Canal

Urban Wild, By The Canal

Some time is controlled by the ebbs and flows, consequently covering and uncovering our shores. Sometimes we can allow its access early in the mornings or evenings, and we can stay gently in some ultimate intimacy. Eventually, like canals, we move towards our sea, to be consumed in his loving arms …

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