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Day 23: Service and Joy

“I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy. I woke and I saw that life is all service. I served and I saw that service is joy.” ― Kahlil Gibran Today was the final scheduled Snorkel Day with Deep & Beyond (Hilo side). As I explained in this post, Snorkel Day is a […]

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Day 18: What’s your passion?

Last night, I was struck by Hawea’s inspired state as she bustled about the kitchen, preparing dinner. She was creating from the heart, working from a place of passion. The meal itself was simple: po’ boy sandwiches. She started by scooping some of the innards out of a loaf of french bread, making a “boat” […]

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Day 17: Beautiful things in humble places

One thing I really enjoy about island life is the constant flow of quiet beauty, everywhere I go. Certain beauty is obvious: Other forms, more subtle: Beauty is a constant, but does everybody see it? This driftwood whale, made by my friend Wendy Barske, gives a glimpse of life through the eyes of an artist. […]

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The last Snorkel Day of summer

Happy Friday, everybody! I hope this week was kind to you. It’s going to be a great day in Hilo for Deep and Beyond volunteers and participants. Here’s what it’s all about: A couple of weeks ago I saw this flyer in Starbucks. I emailed for more info and learned that Deep and Beyond is […]

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The Sunday rundown :)

Because I’m feeling lazy, today I’m borrowing a format widely used in blogland. 🙂 In… our living room on a rainy Sunday, hanging out with cutie patootie Charlie Rose. Reading… the UnDiet by Meghan Telpner. So far it’s really hitting home. I’ve read A LOT of different takes on what’s good / not good for […]

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