Monthly Archives: December 2016

Solstice

on the longest night in the darkest corner of the yard – a bright golden orb pounced forth! a sun is born! . Hope leaps in my heart as i remember another Orange Cat who purred me to sleep and … Continue reading

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wrappings and bows and gifts and snakes

a ribbon slid across the yard. two kittens tried to make it into a bow! but two dogs ran past so fast, the felines fled and the package unwrapped itself – and in that present moment, i was there…….. to see … Continue reading

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remember

suddenly it seems, but only because, perhaps, i was not paying attention- the rosemary bush is now an odd cluster of twigs, i wonder  – it is because so many hands sweep its long fronds as they pass… it is the … Continue reading

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shine

a bright yellow butterfly splashed across my path, and the world was suddenly sunnier. these things happen.

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Oh Joy!

oh Joy! Oh Raptor! (oh for Preying/praying out loud!)

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Climb

appearing and disappearing in the branches of the tree – at first thought – a squirrel playing – but no! a tiger pounces from limb to limb! no Cheshire cat is she – sure footed and free, teaching me that … Continue reading

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the invitation

don’t wait for the invitation, instigate one of your own! SEEK… encourage, entice, entreat, persuade, propose, provoke,  . bow to JOY.

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lost

i knocked on the door of her room, “Would you like a visit from a dog?” “No, i have not lost a dog” Ah “Would you like a visit?” i ask as i enter the room — “Oh yes, please…” … Continue reading

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star gazing

some nights there are no words, only wonder and amazements. some days are like that too….  

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Gentle

when the day is long, and trouble seems to curl the edges of our wood, and grief creeps in thru the cracks- or tragedy seems inevitable, remember Grace… for it is longer than the day, stronger than the shavings made … Continue reading

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