May 8, 2012
Bob Sh’mal Ellenberg
OUR SOUL SHEDS TEARS
In my meditation this morning I began to concentrate on my soul; sort of looking for where it is in my body. I know though that my total body is my soul. It is not a place: It is all of who I am. As I sat and quietly and I watched my breathe, the term “soul force” came to…Continue
Really! Flager Beach Ocean, what were you up to that day?
How do you choose?
It all seemed pleasant.
Enjoying our selves.
As we sat on warm sand; watching people play.
In waves not too rough for a brave few.
Then down the beach a bit, voices of alarm.
Oh, come now, it’s a beautiful, sunny, fall, day.
A few begin to run.
One of my thrills being back in Gainesville after three years is my return to the McRorie Community Garden on SW 4th Ave. I planted it early this fall with the help of a friend who maintained it while I was away. I’m so impressed about how productive it quickly became with very large broccoli heads, prolific and large collard leaves, salad greens galore and other veggies.
Something came to mind about gardening that I hadn’t quite felt before: How gardening is a…Continue
After living in Seattle for the past three years, I moved back to Gainesville a month ago. My first impression, a feeling really, was that Gainesville felt as close to me as my skin. Lying in bed on one of those first nights I easily thought of all the things I love about this city. The first week I walked out on Bolens Bluff to the lookout platform on Paynes Prairie. I find that place as sacred and peaceful as any place I’ve meditated. A few days later I was on the wooded paths of…Continue