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A poem: In the light or in the dark

When the sun sets west of the horizon, Behind clouds that tease the dry earth I listen for the silence of a world at rest, A stillness that eclipses the fading light Standing in grass brushed with dew between my … Continue reading

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Donald Trump would like to wish everyone a “Happy Earth Day!”

“The environment is not merely the place where we live and act, for the biosphere is the ground from which and within which we arise. The earth is not only our home, it is our mother.” – David Loy Headlines … Continue reading

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This planet

I attended the funeral of a church member yesterday. Now my “designated” protestant affiliation is with the Presbyterian church but if you have spent anytime reading my blog you know that I also mix in my Kool-Aid some Universalism, Buddhism … Continue reading

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I hear you knocking

Back in May of 2016 I told y’all the story a female Cardinal that comes to our home in late January and proceeds to fly into our den window, beating her little bird head against the window pane everyday, all day long through … Continue reading

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Drops in a bucket

Wendell Berry tells a story about an old bucket hanging on a fence post along his daily walking route near his home. He can’t remember how long the bucket has been hanging there, but it’s not the sight of the … Continue reading

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One man gathers what another man spills

“Talk about your plenty, talk about your ills, One man gathers what another man spills.” – St. Stephen by the Grateful Dead Wednesday is trash day on my street, the day we roll our trash and recycle cans down to the curb for … Continue reading

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Thin places

I have a very large garden pot on my patio that years ago I fashioned into a fountain filled with goldfish. I love the sound water and the combination of hearing the gentle splash of the fountain and the activity … Continue reading

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