Category Archives: Statements of Faith

by any other name…

the prettiest tiniest little flying bug alighted on my arm… but only for a second. it had apparently confused me with the rose. or perhaps it recognized our similarities… . be not afraid to bloom and smell sweet.

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poop

the caterpillar looked like bird poop. i watched as it voraciously ate the lemon tree leaves…. (and if i am honest, i felt a little like poop at the moment, and every bit as gluttonous) . we are all made … Continue reading

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bouquets of busy

simply to be, is to be busy. for what is busy, if not productive? and what is the simile of productivity? To be busy as a bee! and nothing simple is ever easy: even to a simple bee. thus, we … Continue reading

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Hoot

i step out into the sunlight carrying with me my own shadow… and i hear laughter …..look around! and there,  Her head tilted in disbelief, i see Wisdom in the light.    

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Stuffed

curled up next to a stuffed tiger, She sleeps soundly, little snoring purrs punctuate the peace. . sometimes we need all need the comfort of a soft effigy… it doesn’t make us idolatrous…. just needy… . She had no trouble … Continue reading

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pathways and gates

i can not go further, i can not leave this place. at first i think my path is blocked. Dear Charlotte, is this your handiwork? but on closer examination  the weaver of this web is a jewel – ah Indra! … Continue reading

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Standing

i could stand here all day and no one would notice standing in alb and apron, still, sideways to the world, watching through mirrors and windows as trucks pass and bicycles and dogs. still. standing. fragments of a world in turmoil … Continue reading

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