Tag Archives: perspective

especially – August 26

8.26.2016 nightime prayers Lord remember me and all those I love, hate, need despise.   send your love hold us all even when especially we don’t deserve it. —————–

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you get one day – August 2

8.2.1016 you get one day at a time   to do what you can   or are gifted to do   by the grace of God   and that’s enough. ——————–

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a prism of light – July 30

7.30.2016 a prism of light fixes on my wall   pinks, yellows, greens blending into milky ways of iridescent space   all creation right here in my living room. —————————

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eye of the beholder – May 12

5.12.2016 curved hip with leg tucked, lilac jacket, blonding hair   from across the room I watch her stretch a leg   and sip her cup of tea while she plays scrabble on her kindle.   all’s right with my … Continue reading

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course correction – March 3

3.3.2016 course correction project done empty space to not fill quickly   lying fallow the needed sabbath to rise again another day. —————–

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telling stories – September 17

9.17.2015 telling stories gives perspective   on what you thought you were doing when you did it   what you see now that there’s distance   and a moment to say thank you   for it all. ——————

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labor day – September 7

9.7.2015 I walked too far yesterday, I’ll walk too far again today.   all my muscles ache but I find myself laughing   amused at how this is just what bodies do and if you don’t laugh you cry   … Continue reading

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in my mind’s eye – July 28

7.28.2015 what did I see in my mind’s eye today   a cart of first corn full of its season   a voice on the phone with insight and care   a face across the room wrestling with frustration   … Continue reading

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making peace with mortality – July 16

7.16.2015 making peace with mortality is just part of the game   unless you plan on losing early. ——————–

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he’s washing the dishes – June 20

he’s washing the dishes. a man shouldn’t do that. it’s embarrassing. the other kid’s dad’s don’t. it’s women’s work. I hide my head.   I stand at the sink now years later and see my mother’s hands raw, cracked, hurting. … Continue reading

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