Mindfulness

Reflection is in solitary – wholeness for the self. Transcendence is for community – oneness in the other. Exploring the darkness despite fear… expectantly waiting. Imploring the lightness for respite peace… without demanding. Contemplation centers – twisting and turning mind and body. Rumination rounds – pushing and pulling  soul and heart. “Oops” affirms accountability andContinue reading “Mindfulness”

Clearing the Car

I parked the car backwards at the front of the driveway prepared to pull out. A Nor’easter was rambling and as expected, blanketed us with a lot of snow. Slowly, inch by inch, hour by hour it piled up, covering everything earthbound. Covering eyesore and beauty with quiet equanimity, regardless of stature. Transformed by change,Continue reading “Clearing the Car”

Resiliency

To hope against hope To remain calm To embrace change It staggers the imagination What we are faced with:             Global destruction             Political dissention             Social declination             Religious diminution             Physical deterioration Irreparable damage has been done Can we make a difference?             Global restoration             Political renovation             Social reformation             ReligiousContinue reading “Resiliency”

Acceptance

It is not always about change; it is about transformation. Being one expands my range – fulfillment is in transition.   Of course, I will never be the same; and, indeed, I may be different. Being one expands my heart’s claim – contentment is embracing bent.   Some strive to make it happen; rather thanContinue reading “Acceptance”

Insurgent

With mouth and eyes agape, I am a change agent but not for changes sake. I stand for attention, and will take the hard right; rarely the easy left. I won’t belittle change with something less than change. With back straight and chest high, I can’t just do something. I stand there with a “Yes”;Continue reading “Insurgent”