Redeemer (Psalm 88)

Our Mother, Queen of Heaven, hold me, day and night I feel like I am all alone. I pray that you will embrace me; please turn to me, listen to my cry.   For my soul is full of trouble and my life is seemingly hopeless I am in the Pit; I have lost my […]

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Communion with the Divine

Be with us, God, when we draw near, your touch is neither severe nor fleeting.   Your arms and heart are open to us, penetrating and permeating with your will, tastes and temperament.   Be with us, God, when we draw near, your touch is gentle and ceaseless.   Your enveloping embrace holds us in […]

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Sympathizer (Psalm 11)

With my Lady and my God I feel safe. So no way will I flee like a bird. The willful lay in wait, yes, and they hide in the shadows ready to hurt those who are faithful. It might seem an impossible situation, you may even be shaken in your core. Fear not God is […]

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Wellness (Psalm 23)

Our Lady is my shepherd; I shall not be in want. I rest assured with Her in green pastures, She leads me to placid pools, She restores my soul.   She guides me with flawless bearing to be renewed and refreshed. even though I walk through the valley of naughting,   I will not abide […]

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Yielding

Submission goes two-ways there is a reverse pathway.   Yielding requires Resilience, communication commences, when paying attention includes being heard.   It all starts with sincere Dialogue, which is mostly listening. Being open is affected, when the other’s words take effect.   Self-realization begins with Sharing, give and take is putting up with, and taking […]

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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 and […]

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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 creates […]

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Whisperer

The Wind whispers, sometimes softly, sometimes loudly.   Sometimes She pushes me along. Sometimes She pushes me back.   She caresses me with a gentle warm breeze. She throttles me with a blustery cold gust.   To hear Her word, I must listen, for I know not from whence She came, or where She goes. […]

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Threadbare

Alas, our tapestry is ripped; but, we’re not irreparable. Woven and inseparable, part of the cloth, we can’t be snipped.   Fashion glorifies the rend, the world marginalizes tears. Separation shreds without cares, love, though, is the cloth on the mend.   Knitting a patch is not magic. Despite feeling so abandoned; our unlovedness is […]

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Alone With

oh   be not afraid.   in the sky, the moment, on the ground   alone, with friends, to mountain go, and pray with them in their presence   be oh so happy and be oh so sad, submit and obey, never be the same woozy wobbly be   Love’s shining Light in union are, […]

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