Tag Archives: life

Making a Good Day

While rain might ruin some plans it can make others work perfectly. Better to open one umbrella than to curse the showers… Continue reading

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Beyond Common

We need those special incidents that help us to be aware of others’ love for us and to be aware of our love for them. Continue reading

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A Cup of Cold Water

It is all the things of life– highs and lows and the miles in between both–that shape us into who we are… and who we are becoming. Continue reading

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To Lie Down Weary

There are many fine things in this world; a good night’s rest is among the finest! Continue reading

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Moments of Meaning

Moments of joy, moments of pain, moments of great satisfaction. It is their sum that makes our lives and we would not be the same if a single one of them was missing. Continue reading

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Evening Feeding

Walking down to the hay barn
in the late light of ending day,

I see soft streaks of color,
strokes of lavender and pink
left above the sinking sun,
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The Least Slice

I know that soon,
a wide slate darkness
will cover the sky
and the tender blush of a rising sun
will fade. Continue reading

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