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We aren't in a hurry, sometimes the greatest treasures are the little things that happen in between the moments.

Whispers From the Trees: Spring in Winter

By Penny Reed

The trails resembled the rough ice on a frozen pond. Not good enough to skate on but safe to walk on. I was feeling very grateful for my ice cleats as I heard them confidently picking themselves into the frozen slippery surface beneath me. The seasonally warm temperatures had...

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Whispers From the Trees: Focus on Where You Do Well 

By Penny Reed

A blanket of fresh snow called me to the woods. I eagerly bundled up and dashed out the door - excited to discover animal tracks, magical snow kingdoms, and hidden mysteries. When I arrived at one of my favourite walking trails, it was apparent that everyone in my neighbourhood had...

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Whispers From the Trees: Strength in Numbers

By Penny Reed

The forest has been re-born, transformed into a magical kingdom of fluffy snow clouds and twinkling ice beads.

As I walked down a familiar known path an under current of being somewhere completely new and foreign was forming. The open, stark forest of November had given way to an...

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Whispers From the Trees: Less Is More…

By Penny Reed

Psithurism (sith-err-iz-um) a whispering noise like wind in the trees.

A sound made by the rustling of leaves that almost sounds like music.

I often notice grief in myself this time of year as the verdant greens of summer give way into the ruddy earth tones of decay. The spaces...

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