Monthly Archives: December 2013

nature knows – December 30

  12.30 I sit beside the fire, place names dotting cabin walls. Gunflint, Lutsen, Rainy, Grand Marais, up north in deed.   Through the windows a large coyote peered one New Year’s morn eyeing us and the dog as potential. … Continue reading

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a writer’s prayer – December 29

12.29 let the words flow through me. my silent prayer.   let me get out of the way for the quiet inside   that sees and listens and opens to the more.   let those who have ears to hear, … Continue reading

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nine round bodies – December 28

12.28 nine round bodies stark black on bare branches against a blazing blue winter sky   cardinals, as they turn profile, plump against the fringe of snow, wind and chill.   they huddle and keep each other company, nestling to … Continue reading

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pathways of the heart – December 27

12.27 journeys of life, pathways of the heart. take us homeward wherever we are.

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good morning moon – December 26

12.26 good morning moon shining through bare winter limbs to say hello.   stark, clear, magical norman rockwell in brilliance, you greet us.   the quiet before dawn speaks volumes. —————-

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As a Joseph – December 24 & 25

12.25 As a Joseph I could only watch and wait   while the miracles went on around me.   As a Joseph I could only hope and pray   that the One and my love would arrive safely.   Sometimes … Continue reading

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a weariness worth bearing – December 23

12.23 the fatigue of an evening spent with friends, glasses raised, songs sung, stories shared.   the fatigue of lives that care and carry on, a weariness worth bearing ——————–

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