What is your life purpose? Now is the time to figure out it out, if you don’t already know. Step forward not knowing everything at the beginning, gathering all resources, encouragement, and support to you. FullBlooming.com may help. What brings you energy, what causes energy to leak away from you? Take the time to notice. Make positive choices, trusting and patient. Be kind. Use inevitable obstacles as chances to learn and grow and heal. Keep moving forward, one small step, then another, and another…. Remember, the world needs the gifts you bring. Let me know how it goes.

New Poems of the Week (look left) are from my latest book, Thrown Again into the Frazzle Machine: Poems of Grace, Hope, and Healing (Midwest Book Award Finalist in the Health category). Reviews are here.

More poems, photographs, and writing can be found on my blog.


Margaret Dubay Mikus, Ph.D.

Lovely radio interview of me by Celeste Quinn on WILL-AM (an NPR station) in 2004. From the Afternoon Magazine Archives. Very interesting callers.



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Recent Blog Posts

Unexpected Obituary

My husband and I belong to Folkstage on WFMT radio in Chicago. With other donor/ folk music enthusiasts we see up to 26 folk concerts a year, in an intimate setting. This group has become our main social connection. Recently a long-time Folkstage member passed away unexpectedly. For several days afterward I woke with this […]

Exciting News

So excited to tell you! My book, “Thrown Again into the Frazzle Machine: Poems of Grace, Hope, and Healing” is a Finalist for a Midwest Book Award (In the Health category). Yay! I’m trying to decide if I should drive up to St. Paul, MN with my husband for the Awards Gala next month. It […]