Tag Archives: gratitude

adorable – July 26

7.26.2017 [adorable] she swings her leg upward like a pendulum of love standing with one leg propped on the counter all unawares of how adorable she looks. such a good deal that I get to call her mine. ————-

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mid-lent – March 24

3.24.2017 mid-lent, when ice starts melting water flows and my heart begins to open to movings other than my own.   mid-lent, mid life, mid storm mid desert places of peace begin to emerge out of places I wasn’t looking. … Continue reading

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blubbering beavers – January 28

1.28.2017 blubbering beavers feel the words feel the quiver even before   tons of feelings from somewhere deep mostly of gratitude and sometimes of fear   that life is so beautiful and yet what if not.   grace is a … Continue reading

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grateful – November 30

11.30.2016 grateful at day’s end,   appreciative of opportunities to be kind to be helpful to reach out to a friend,   grateful for a life that’s given me chance after chance   to get it right when my first … Continue reading

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empty choir stalls – September 19

9.19.2016 empty choir stalls with gothic scrolls where young boys in starched white collars and black buttoned cassocks gave their voices up to God and found their ways in the world.   miss bicknell would keep me in check barely … Continue reading

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birthday seventy-three – February 6

2.6.2016 phone calls from children frame the day   voices of family friends more   smiles emerge gently and flex the soul   being remembered recalled, reconnected   the real gifts of the day. ——————————

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watching faces remember – January 28

1.18.2016 [watching faces remember] watching faces remember   youth and heroes and yearnings   a tweak at the corner of a mouth sharpening of an eye, the grin   something fresh and clean of ideals still held after, especially after … Continue reading

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