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And the crèche said Moo

The first cow in the nativity Was an ox, in 1223, In a cave. In Italy. Today She was in a field in Florida… But the message is still the same, Live simply, Live humbly, Love wholeheartedly, All of creation.

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Holiday Etiquette

She opened her mouth And sounds like cut glass ring thru the air! She jumped Onto the lap of the unsuspecting stranger… So exited it is a wonder she didn’t turn herself inside out. Overwhelmed with the holidays? You are … Continue reading

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Boundary lessons from a puppy.

I spent the day putting up fencing, To keep those I love safe inside, Not to keep those I love out. And then She comes along and leaps thru the barrier, As easily as She leapt into my heart. What … Continue reading

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Crows of Light

“I am not some harbinger of Death” said the crow, “I have survived the fire to bring you the Light. Beware the stories of loss that others tell, Listen to the stories of the survivors.

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Birds and Angels

She spoke of love for chickens long gone, for cranes that called loudly in the deep of night, for emus with their deep green eggs, For the tiniest of birds singing in trees, She spoke with love. . When you … Continue reading

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Heaven

I sit in the sunlight working on a sermon, Or a talk, If you are more comfortable with that… Hopefully not a lecture… To be delivered this Sunday From a pulpit, or a podium if you are more comfortable with … Continue reading

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Somebunny

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