Monthly Archives: December 2017

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the tiniest green frog joined me today in my fog. e hopped across the table to my mug of tea, and in the shadow of my bowl gave me company. blessed be.      

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Love & devotion

Everyone still thought she was a puppy, At 13 inches, she was as many moons… They didn’t see her hair turned gray, Her muzzle had always been white. Her eyes now milky, gazed with love on All She saw. But … Continue reading

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Peace

After standing in the pulpit, i often find myself in the company of cows. Today, soft brown ones, lying in a field, Having no need of preaching. Simply by being there, They provided pastoral care.

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Helpers

The fattest little black dog in a service dog vest waddled past me, Walking slightly behind an elderly man with matching whiskers. “Look at that, ” said two women to my left, “I think it is disgusting how anyone can … Continue reading

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Two anoles on a bicycle seat Unable to reach the pedals, Discuss options. Well … maybe not, They may be simple sunning themselves, Having used the pedals to reach the summit.

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Cylinders

Toilet paper tubes are mounting up, Evidence of both my frugality and my first world privileges. Kleenex is so much more expensive, and handkerchiefs are better suited to tears than snot. But better still, The cats are thrilled! And what … Continue reading

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Comfort and Joy

Find yourself surrounded by comfort freely given. Heal with joy!

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abultions

the ritual washing gentle private that we humans rush thru, embarrassed to care for our sacred bodies in a holy way, the cat does slowly in public yoga, for all to see. baptize yourself daily.      

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Clatter

i heard the sound of paws hitting the counter top… and the snuffling laps that followed. Shit, i thought, i forgot to put the pan in the sink – too hurried to wash it right away… . all dog training … Continue reading

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Pause

Everyone needs a sabbath, No matter what they may look like. How do you remember the sabbath?

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