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Tag: Compassion

Resurrection Fern

I see you there Withering in the branches of the life you cling to Withdrawn to your own shade To protect your roots Where you wait Patiently For the nourishing […]

Evening prayer

Divine Mother, Sacred Creator, you who guide us with pain and joy and fill our souls with love, our bodies with life, and our minds with dreams, I offer myself […]

An instrument of peace

“Lord, make me an instrument of peace.” With that single line St Francis defined a life of mindfulness and loving kindness long before those terms were first used. Long before […]

This house of Love

Truth Hope Faith Honesty Courage Vulnerability Compassion Care Passion All intentions of Love Gratitude realized They are the foundation Upon which we build Each supports the other Builds upon each […]

A Promised View

She sits at the edge of the world Unconcerned with my silent inquiry In peaceful examen Contemplating All Serene in her surrender To the known and unknown Welcoming a future […]

This is my Heart

I scan the news with horror How can we Presumed advanced Assumed superior Be anything more Than most inferior So long as we treat others Our sisters and our brothers […]

One person at a time

  As published in Elephant Journal 8/5/17   I see a young woman punished by a mind that differs from my own pushing a shopping cart through the dregs of […]

You don’t know me

You don’t know me. Maybe we’ve met or spoken. Maybe you have read what I write. Maybe you only know what it is that I do for you, that I love you, […]

Will you

If I cry Will you look away Will my tears Make you want to run away Or will you Hold me close Hold me tight Tell me everything’s Going to […]