Category Archives: True Stories

wisdom from a tiny frog

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well, shut my mouth!

on my way to morning lauds, my thoughts were flying elsewhere. Suddenly a beetle flew onto my lips!  reactive more than attentive, my curiosity dampened with surprise, i flicked it off with my hand. It landed on the ground at … Continue reading

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bloom where your planted

i planted a Sweet Annie antique rose today. and i thought of many things, of toil and soil, of past love and presents in the arms of friends. Bloom where you are planted. but don’ t forget to look for … Continue reading

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trifectas

  a fire was lit. a tiny frog leaped and two dogs slept, and three bats flew into the bright blue dusk. it was a very good day.    

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sticks

in the sacred story of my life, i try to love more than fear – so i can see snakes and ropes – but what of sticks and bugs! even the solid oak has acolytes who mimic her…. as do … 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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aaaughhhhhhhhhh

Sometimes life is terrifying… and trust is very very hard… and  it seems like all you can do is scream! but it will be all ok, even if you can’t trust it will be –all will be well all will … Continue reading

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dog in church

He came to church. just a wee One in need of Sunday school? no, he was the lesson! For i was hungry and thirsty and you did not know me…. but You invited me in!

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falling

the hawk’s claw opened and down to the earth fell the kitten. the dog picked her up and carried her , placing her gently before the human. the human picked up the kitten, (half way between earth and sky,) she … Continue reading

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Army Dilly Oh!

all day i see armadillos: who knew they could sit up?   there are just older than baby ones at the edges of the swamp — and then playing in captivity on my screen captivating me, then smashed on the … Continue reading

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