• | self


    Dena November 18, 2012

    “A woman once described a friend of hers as being such a keen listener that even the trees leaned toward her, as if they were speaking their innermost secrets into her listening ears. Over the years I’ve envisioned that woman’s silence, a hearing full and open enough that the world told her its stories. The green leaves turned toward her, whispering tales of soft breezes and the murmurs of leaf…

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  • Stop Putting Your Foot in Your Mouth

    Dena April 19, 2010

    “The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.” —Henry David Thoreau Sometimes a lesson presents itself to me once and it sticks with me forever. Don’t put your hand on the hot stove, you’ll get burnt. Always give yourself ten…

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