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A Seed

  I was a seed searching for a place to root. Carried by turbulent winds to desolate soil I could have withered and dried. Transported by flighty fowl of feelings to distant shores, I may have drowned in oceans of … Continue reading

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Anemone In The Rain

I am like an anemone I close up in the rain waiting for the sun to shine then we will smile again. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Decisions, Decisions

Every day, each of us makes decisions that determine the direction in which our lives will move. No one, no matter how wise, how highly principled or experienced, can make the right decision every time. To err is no disgrace. … Continue reading

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Fullness

Only Emptiness Is Prepared for Fullness ~Richard Rohr

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Twisted

How far back would we need to look to figure out what caused this crook. Were you bending, reaching for the light or curling away from some horrible fright. Yearning for safety or enjoying the sight, what caused this twist … Continue reading

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Where Dreams Can Grow

In your heart, keep one still, secret spot where dreams may go and sheltered so may thrive and grow. ~Louise Driscoll

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The Greening of All Things

The divine photosynthesis that grows everything from within by transforming light into itself ~Hildegard of Bingen [1098–1179] called this viriditas, or the greening of all things, a metaphor for spiritual and physical health, which is visible in the divine word.

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Kale Flowers

L   Last year’s kale has gone to flower and they are delicious.  I’m going to use them in salads until they become bitter then the chickens will get them and by then maybe new plants will be up.

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Scruffy

He’s shedding his winter coat and seems lonely wandering through our yard.

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Mice in the Garden

Mouse Tail Plant – Arisarum proboscideum.  Arum lily family. Low growing ground cover. Herbaceous wood lander from South of France.  A dear friend gave us some in 1975. They come back each year.  Quite the novelty.

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Life Anew

Spring, Easter life anew for trees, for birds and yes, for you. You’ll see it in a thousand ways as minutes burst into whole days. Rest in that beam of sun and know another sunbeam soon will show. Even when … Continue reading

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Hope Full

I am without legs. I can not stand upon the pillar of cynicism that society pretends to worship. I am without arms. I can not hold together that which is determined to fly apart. I am hope and I dwell … Continue reading

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Labelled Boxes

Boxes… labelled boxes, Conservative, Liberal, American, Jew, Baptist, Aries, middle class, Irish, poet, rich, poor, white, green … we huddle together in the box we are most comfortable in because we are the same, we belong. It is comfortable and … Continue reading

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Life

When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow. ~Anmol Andore

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Being You

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. ~Joseph Campbell 1904–1987

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