There is a dear one Standing in the Wind They are on their way Home to God. Their friends are weeping They do not want them to be in pain But when they are gone They shall miss them just the same. There is a dear one Standing in the Wind They are on their [...] read more »
Today is the kind of day That you wait for all winter. The kind of summer day when the clouds come out to play When time stands still. When you can stop for a moment to listen to His Will. When you sit on the front porch swing Not doing a blessed thing.` Sitting on [...] read more »
Oh Time, where did you go? One moment I am playing in the woodpile behind Uncle Quentins shed: Chasing butterflies Putting buttercups under my chin Smelling the new mown hay. The next moment, or so it seems, I am an Elder listening to a young womans dreams. Oh, Time, where did you go? I sit [...] read more »
At some point, some person will become a part of your life for a short time, but will leave a very lasting impression on your heart. This is an experience that most everyone will have, and it can be a unique experience, to be so affected by someone youve barely gotten to know.
This is the story of the brief time that Bob* was a part of my life.
From October 2006 to October 2007, I worked in the administration and monitoring positions at a residential facility here in Pensacola where newly-released inm... read more »
How long has it been since you talked to the sky? Had a romance with a brook? How long has it been since you embraced the trees? Had an affair with a book? In this busy world of ours, it all becomes a blur, never knowing what went wrong. How long has it been since [...] read more »
Guides Climbing a foreboding mountain, hearing its deafening song whispering trees and mysteries creatures in the dark watch us pass on. Orestes to at one hand urging Be strong! Minerva at the other, singing her song, in one hand a long staff keeps my pace, on the other a bird sits, my eyes in this [...] read more »
Oh the laughter in these eyes Every moment is a big surprise. From the rising of the moon till the early morning sunrise There is love and learning and laughter. Life is too funny to ever been taken so seriously. Related articles The Health Benefits of Laughter (everydayhealth.com) Your Laugh (findingluz.wordpress.com) Health Benefits of Laughter [...] read more »
At 5:00pm on July 6th the temperature here in Southern Ontario was: 32.8°C with a 38.7°C Humidex reading. I get my reports from the nearby University of Waterloo Weather Station. Last month, the Weather Station blog reported the past twelve months was the warmest in the almost 100 years of recorded weather data in the [...] read more »
There is a time of healing It is an old refrain I feel as fresh and renewed As roses after rain. Related articles Here are the roses (greatpoetrymhf.wordpress.com) Roses After The Rain (justphotosby.me) Here comes the rain again. (helenchapeldotcom1.wordpress.com) Filed under: 12 Step Program, Acceptance, gratitude, love, poetry, recovery, spiritual renewal, spirtual awakening, surrender Tagged: [...] read more »
As a child I heard this song Where the healing waters flow Where the Joys celestial know. There is peace and rest and love Where the healing waters flow. Today as an recovering heart patient, 18 mos since my stroke. I know the healing waters of life have touched me, deeply. I am amaZed at [...] read more »