Category Archives: From the Prairie

  • People Are Hard On Themselves

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    By Allan J. Hamilton – Zen Mind Zen Horse It is human nature to want to improve ourselves: physically, financially, emotionally. And as we age and mature, our efforts seem to focus naturally on spiritual growth as well. But that requires new insight and skills we must practice. We need to build up karmic muscle […]

  • GIFTS

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    Article By: Linda Kent Bruce GIFTS A man on the street corner holding a sign reading “$1 — Good karma,” looks up at me with a huge grin and I hand him two singles while asking if I can get a little extra. My friend yanks the edge of my shirt as we walk away, […]

  • Who Are These People?

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    Each of us writes our life’s narrative. Have you ever wondered why certain people have shown up in it? — those who lifted you up, those who darkened your days or those who left you wondering? By Linda Bruce Who Are These People? By Bob MacArthur The closing of a year provides a timely opportunity to ask […]

  • Tonight I Toast Me!

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    I love this porch and I never get tired of the way the sun slinks into the pond in the evenings. Tonight I sit alone as I do many evenings at the farm but I am feeling a bit different. I have opened a bottle of champagne to toast myself. Something stirred in me today […]

  • Bobby The Tree

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    It started with a raffle ticket bought at the Land Conservancy fund raiser and a big win. Before my Mom and I knew it we were the proud owners of a Burr Oak. Historically known as a magnificent slow growing tree protected by spirit and against all odds spared from farmers clearing their land to […]

  • Beginnings

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    As a kid I can tell you I was sensitive yet feisty, not to mention pretty darn sure I was almost always right.  I can remember desperately wanting to create but also not having the patience to slow down and give whatever the whim of the moment was, the time that it took. I wanted […]