Tag Archives: self care

Couplet

Two geese Snow birds Dined on the tender grasses beside the road As rush hour traffic swirled around them Do not get distracted from what feeds you.

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Getting Dressed

The weather has turned And there before Her loomed the holiday sweater… She looked up And shivered. …….. Even on those days where you feel there is no good choice, There really is…. Take care of yourself, Not what others … Continue reading

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Permission

The little white dog comes to me with a small card in her mouth from the pile of recycling Wiggling and insisting I take it. It is a permission slip From a field trip long ago Untaken… The border collie … Continue reading

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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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Pillow talk

i looked over longingly at the bed, but still had work to do… i almost thought i could hear the pillow calling – but someone had answered first…. and yet She still had one ear cocked – as if to … Continue reading

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washing up

The calico queen looks up at me thru lidded eyes as she washes her paw. Pushing my hair out of my eyes, suddenly i feel very ill kempt. Some ancient relative’s voice rings in my ear, “Cleanliness is next to … Continue reading

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PERSISTENT

the nose appeared and nudged at me, then paw appeared on my knee. LOVE persistently. . take a break, be with Me, until ALL are free, LOVE incessantly.

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getting in shape

when did the kitten turn into a pear? we grow. into all sorts of shapes. we are never out of shape,¬†as long as we are here. so if i too appear to be a pear – then i am simply … Continue reading

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Practice 2/too

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catnap

Tao Cat teaches Self care. Adequate rest is essential for all enlightenments. You can not wake up unless you nap.

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