Mountain Meditation

The power of going within

By Marguerite Jill Dye Sometimes we just need to click “pause” to escape from the craziness of everyday life. Full schedules, obligations, media, and events cause many to live in constant distraction. But when we take a few minutes within, our […]

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Mountain Meditation

Silence, please!

By Marguerite Jill dye One of our greatest modern day challenges is finding ways to escape chaos and noise. The Finnish Tourist Board released “Silence, Please,” under a series of wilderness photos, each with a solitary figure. “With noise pollution […]

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Mountain Meditation

Mothers on the move

By Marguerite Jill Dye After a big family Mother’s Day Dinner, Mom started to scrub lots of Corning. Said the children, “It’s your day. You shouldn’t wash dishes! Just rinse, and do them in the morning.” From “A Smile, a […]

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Mountain Meditation

Kids need Vitamin N

By Marguerite Jill Dye Climbing a tree is a path to self-discovery. Building a woodland fort is an exercise in creativity. Stepping across a babbling brook develops confidence and brings joy. Our most treasured childhood memories are often from outdoor […]

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Mountain Meditation

Acute stress disorder

By Marguerite Jill Dye The other night, I couldn’t sleep. I was worrying and my husband was snoring. I crept downstairs and caught Stephen Colbert’s interview with Sean Penn. His face was drawn and his hair was disheveled. He’d taken […]

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