Tag Archives: compassion

she asks for four – July 1

7.1.2015 she asks for four bag lunches each morning   supposedly for children unseen   her approach is slow, steady head down   covered up in her coat and hat   expression blank responses mono-syllabic   as if life has … Continue reading

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detroit – April 25

4.25.2015 some cops burned black businesses in the riots   just to show those people not to get uppity.   how down low can you go how sad that we forget. —————-  

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angel of compassion – April 1

4.1.2015 the night when the chills come, I wrap deep into my blanket wool cap on my head, toesies in socks, sniffles and sneezes tearing at muscles   and the angel of mercy and generosity brings to me a cup … Continue reading

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Brigid – March 3

3.3.2015 [A Table Grace for St. Brigid] God bless the poor God bless the sick God bless the human race   God bless our food God bless our drink All homes, O God, embrace. ———————

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David Oakerhater – February 20

2.20.2015 a captured warrior your heart was captured by Christ   serving, caring, helping, you raised your people.   may we hear and learn to follow. ——————— Friday after Ash Wednesday —————–

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caring for – January 26

1.26.2105 caring for self caring for others caring because   caring’s what’s needed. —————–

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jesus’ hands – December 4

12.4.2014 jesus’ hands, making wall charts to find homes   making policy state ments to create categories   opening doors for empty faces.   present in those who do not even know   that they are jesus’ hands. ———————–

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