Category Archives: Reflection

Summer in the Universe

I’m spending some time away from work this summer. So, for the next month, I’ll be somewhere in the universe other than my office–for the most part. My blog will return in the fall as I continue to reflect on … Continue reading

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Reflection–Dynamism and Stasis

I’m caught by the notion of stasis implicit in the dynamics of reflection. When we think visually of a reflection, for example, mountains and trees reflected in a pool of water, the dynamism occurs in the act of reflection–the bending … Continue reading

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Threading Our Way toward Wholeness by Writing

Reflective writing is a conduit for memory. One prime stimulus for eliciting memories for reflection is returning to a location where one has  spent time in the past. Twice I have returned to live in an area where I lived previously. The … Continue reading

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Pausing for Blueberry Reflections

Blueberries are luscious. For me, no other word is so apt to describe the taste of this fruit. Luscious. I have always loved these small, glorious berries. I discovered them in the wild when I was about eight. I lived in … Continue reading

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The Nature of Reflection

Reflecting on Language: My father had a passion for words that never dimmed. My clearest memory of him is seeing him sitting on the couch, reading, various dictionaries lined up on the couch beside him. Daddy had dictionaries for different purposes and … Continue reading

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