Category Archives: journeying

365, Day 113: Stolen Moments

Most days I feel torn between trying to somehow accomplish all the things I think I “should” be doing and all the things I “want” to do for me. To be fair, some of what falls onto the “should” be … Continue reading

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365, Day 109: Assemblages

I was almost overwhelmed this morning by what has become a familiar experience. I don’t know where I am. Well, of course I know where I am, right? But, no. I don’t know where I am. And I don’t know … Continue reading

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365, Day 107: Thin Places

I began this painting with John O’Donohue and “thin places” in my heart. I cannot, this evening as I post, find a clear reference to “thin places” in his words. Perhaps later. The basic concept is fairly simple, I reckon. … Continue reading

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365, Day 91: We Enter in the Middle

While I was out running errands this afternoon a friend and I were messaging back and forth about the storms popping up in the area. He described the clouds as “beautiful, dark, angry and deep” and my reaction was, “Yes!!” … Continue reading

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365, Day 89: Theme & Variation

Another version of Camaderry Mountain near Glendalough, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. The image of the trees marching along the spine of the mountain down to the valley haunts my heart. (© Karen Opp. All rights reserved.)

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365, Day 87: Anam Cara

“Your soul knows the geography of your destiny. Your soul alone has the map of your future, therefore you can trust this indirect, oblique side of yourself. If you do, it will take you where you need to go, but … Continue reading

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365, Day 84: Walking Holiday

I have never been on a walking holiday. I have never donned a pack and sturdy shoes and set off to see the countryside on foot, slow and intimate. Someday, I would like to change that. (© Karen Opp. All … Continue reading

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