Tag Archives: giving and receiving

A Cushion for Your Head

Just sit there right now Don’t do a thing Just rest. For your separation from God, From love, Is the hardest work In this World. Let me bring you trays of food And something That you like to Drink. You … Continue reading

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Roots before Branches

This beautifully moving song says it all, roots before branches and faith to make them grow. It’s all we need. Very simple and yet extremely powerful. Strong roots keep us grounded and in this grounding then we are free to … Continue reading

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New Dress

Tonight is Christmas Eve and I have a new dress. I love it. The dress is black with interspersed vibrant colors with white. The dress is a Desigual. I bought it at Karma, a boutique downtown in the city I … Continue reading

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Dream

My dream of you died today. This dream was made up of childlike innocence and a belief in fairytales carefully concealed in the creases of my being. A dream of forever and growing old together, watching our children grow and … Continue reading

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When Death Comes

When death comes like the hungry bear in autumn; when death comes and takes all the bright coins from his purse to buy me, and snaps the purse shut; when death comes like the measle pox; when death comes like … Continue reading

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The Well

I went to The Well today. The funny thing is I wasn’t even sure why I went. Really, I feel like I have been walking around in a haze and on some level not exactly knowing it. Kind of like … Continue reading

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Unending Love

I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times… In life after life, in age after age, forever. My spellbound heart has made and remade the necklace of songs, That you take as a gift, wear round your … Continue reading

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The God Who Only Knows Four Words

Every Child Has Known God, Not the God of names, Not the God of don’ts, Not the God who ever does Anything weird, But the God who only knows four words And keeps repeating them, saying: “Come dance with Me” … Continue reading

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Courage and the Dreaming Tree

We all have a dreaming tree that speaks to us. Sometimes it is challenging to hear and takes courage to still oneself long enough to hear it calling to us, beckoning us to it. Courage. It is a word that … Continue reading

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My Mother Called Today

My mother called today. Calls between us these days are rather rare. We used to touch base quite regularly and over time that has changed. I’m not sure why. Life gets busy I guess. Even with this there as been … Continue reading

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