Carefulness

My Lady and My God, May we see with your eyes and hear with your ears, the needs and wants of our neighbor, Grant that we have the patience, courage, and strength, to love as you love. Engender in us the tenderness, kindness, and gentleness to promote communion with all things. Prevent us from hurtingContinue reading “Carefulness”

Cover

Cooperation can be difficult, to have each other’s back… I told her that she is protected, I will provide her cover. Assurance is idyllic and wonderful, what happens stays between us… She will never be canceled, regardless what nay-sayers uncover. There are no guarantees, but there are always possibilities… I am with her always, openContinue reading “Cover”

Faithful

Blessed are you when people insult you, lie about you because of me, for you will be rewarded.[1] It is truly hard to be calm amid gross misunderstanding… peaceful about malicious slurs. It is tough when slander becomes accepted as orthodoxy… false prophets become truth-bearers. Unconditional love affords a life of real relationship – standardContinue reading “Faithful”

Skinned Alive

Like Mother Earth, our skin is multilayered and it is essential to our existence. Skin promotes touch sensation, maintains body temperature regulation, provides harmful elements protection… Like Mother Earth, our skin is both precious and frail. Parts of us are thick-skinned and like mountains not much bothers us – difficult to get under the skin.Continue reading “Skinned Alive”

Countless Blessings (Psalm 104)

My God, You are awesome,    You are absolutely adorable. You wrap Yourself in the sunlight’s splendor,    You cloak Yourself in the stars’ wonder. When You bring darkness, it becomes night,    when You bring light, it becomes day. With the moon, we mark the seasons,    with the sun, we rise and rest.Continue reading “Countless Blessings (Psalm 104)”

More Beatitudes

Some contemporary practices I believed condoned by God: Blessed are those who listen, for they will find accord Blessed are the marginalized, for they will be sustained Blessed are the builders of bridges, for they will be welcomed. Blessed are the truth-tellers, for they will have peace of mind. Blessed are the contrite for theyContinue reading “More Beatitudes”