Haiku Narratives: Monthly Discussion

Each month, two friends and I share a haiku we have written with each other. We each write a narrative about each of the three haikus, and then we meet to read what we've written. This is such an enjoyable and meaningful process. And above all, it is a learning process, played out individually and … Continue reading Haiku Narratives: Monthly Discussion

We Are Blessed With Humor

I am too prideful Monday I lost seven pounds Tuesday I found them   Source Of All Blessings   You bless us With humor - ours and others'. Laughter at ourselves, our predicaments, Our foibles. Laughter at our situation, its dangers, Its ludicrousness, With guffaws, chuckles, winces We physically relax and let go. Our worries … Continue reading We Are Blessed With Humor

Time To Reflect Upon Time Unsettled

My contemplation Begins in dark, ends in light Called by the bird's song   Source Of All Blessings   You bless us with Sunday morning repose. Time to reflect Upon time unsettled.   May we be at peace with this piece of our life and smile inside each time the dog snores and the bird … Continue reading Time To Reflect Upon Time Unsettled

Thank You For The Lessons Of Life

  Stay with me a bit, hummingbird so beautiful. Stay. My heart still smiles.     Source Of All Blessings   You bless us with long lines and waiting to teach us patience, with uncertainty to teach us humility, with isolation to teach us contemplation and the time to watch hummingbirds come and go and … Continue reading Thank You For The Lessons Of Life

Growing Up In Kansas

An old, red brick house Sitting small on scrabbley grass It was home to me Source Of All Blessings   You bless us with time to reconnect to self, family, Friends, purpose, and meaning.   May I fill this lacuna with memories, reflections, insight love, generosity, and renewed commitment to spending more of my life doing … Continue reading Growing Up In Kansas