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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Fierce

She is above the law and does not wear a badge. she is beyond the rule and does not need a shield.   With wide open eyes, she mocks blind justice. With wide open arms, she gives peace and mercy.   Without empty threats, she feels my pain with me. Without leaving a scar, she […]

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Ride Along

What is my role, driver or passenger be? What to do, drive or passenger be?   As a driver, there are many decisions not just right or left but forward or backward.   As a passenger, there are many choices not just looking or averting but complaining or enjoining.   In life, I am both […]

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Untethered

We are not alone but… must we be connected? Unfree from the tone – makes me feel unprotected.   It’s ubiquitous – the signal from this device. It’s continuous and… relentless to entice.   In real-time engaged, are we what’s happening? Thus we become caged – unheard with no opening.   Our lives are thus […]

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