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Sing

I go outside to a chorus of birds. “ How can you sing at a time like this?” “How can we not?” SING.

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Flights

Overhead Wings of all sizes Beat a rhythm of life And cover the ground with shadows of flight Honor all paths Oh gracious Goodness Please protect us on our fragile journeys.

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Flight Patterns

The body of the earth Holds the bodies of our ancestors As our wings Like those of angels Give us flight. We are called to shine, To be soft and brave, And to trust. Fly free in the direction of … Continue reading

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Witness

I opened the door After the storm Expecting to find fallen trees But All I saw was the huge tail feathers Of two grand birds Taking to flight across my yard As leaves swirled around my feet. ………. Sometimes, More … Continue reading

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Bookended by prayer

Tiny birds sing me awake As the day begins Peace eagles swirl on the thermals As the night begins Nothing ends Only shifting winds

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Jay walking

Two blue jays On two branches Strut, flutter and fly Only to repeat the dance. Loudly. Corvidae… I do not know what they say, But still they bring me joy Today. Strut your stuff on whatever path or branch you’re … Continue reading

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Sabbath Hymns

The loudest hymn I heard this morning Filled me with blessings I scanned the trees looking for the soloist And there On the lowest branch Was the tiniest bird. …… Sing your sabbath songs No matter what anyone says Sing … Continue reading

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