Parker’s Content

I was impressed though not surprised – She is so calm and content   Some would doubt my impression, after all, she is just a few hours old. They would contend that newborns just eat, sleep and poop.   I see it differently – Well-swaddled she responds to mom and dad with gentle coos andContinue reading “Parker’s Content”

Here I Am

Am I here? Distracted by cold, by heat, by noise, by quiet, by glare, by darkness.   Called to change, I obey direction. I must be different, and will never be the same. I am on the way.   Here I am! Present with warmth, with chill, with silence, with still, with reflection, with light.Continue reading “Here I Am”

Woody (of Toy Story 4)

Standing by my friend makes us strong to the end despite a day’s wayward quirks – Loyalty makes life work   Never turning my back on a companion’s lack keeps us together – Commitment is a joyful tether   Answering the call of alarm without regard for hurt or harm fosters solidarity – Helpfulness createsContinue reading “Woody (of Toy Story 4)”