Category Archives: Poetry

Lessons from the Sage

I marvel at the determination of tender shoots forcing their way up through whatever lies between them and sunlight. Continue reading

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Think Not Too Lightly of Life’s Little Things

In the same way the least bit of light can shine through the darkness, our kindness and encouragement can lift the hearts of others. Continue reading

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Something Deeper, Stronger, Better

There is something… in all that is truly good… something stronger than the storm… Continue reading

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An Old Farmer Takes Stock of Loss

Any time when we have the opportunity to help someone else is a time for sowing good seed, whether in tragedy or just the usual. Continue reading

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The Inertia of Sadness

In the same way that one simple thing or another can trigger depression, doing one simple thing can be the start to turning things around. Continue reading

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Pausing Before the Woods on a Foggy Evening

I felt a bit bad about disrupting their evening feeding, but not bad enough to keep me from stopping and watching the deer for a while… Continue reading

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In the Midst of Miracles and Wonders

I wonder if maybe the way we treat the least of those we meet says the most about us… Continue reading

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