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Tag: Gratitude

Out of sight

There. Just beyond the dirty truck that pays my wages. Beyond the pump jack that draws the oil in homage to greed. Beyond the quarry I load rock from to […]

Two years ago today…

May 25, 2017 is the day the Caravan officially began it's journey. Thank you for joining me on this incredible journey of discovery!

Porch Sitting 101

One of my very favorite things to do in Mobile, Alabama is to sit on a porch in good weather and watch the world go by.

Home is…

Home. Such a simple concept and yet always seeming to be just out of reach.

One Pearl Longer

On the eve of each new year I reluctantly don a necklace of melancholic nostalgia the significance of which envelops me. Strung from pearls of wisdom gathered by my former […]

Viewpoint:Now

I take in the sight and am filled with a sense of deep peace, with the miracle of this moment. It is captured within me and I am captured within it and it lives forever. Not in the past. Not as a memory, now, because Now is all that ever exists.

Seasons Gratings!

Christmas is over. Thank the gods! I have something to admit: I have a problem with Christmas. Not an objection, I like the idea of families gathering and sharing, I […]

Long Nights Moon

Today I woke to this gorgeous nearly full moon illuminating the clouds from within and was reminded that even in the darkest days there is light. I took some time […]

Robes

From first kisses Last losses Lost moments Stolen time Wasted hours Cherished memories Hand holding Nights alone Days that never end From laughter And pain And sorrow And love From […]

Silence

So here I am. At the edge of what I knew facing the experience of what I will know.

Personal Update – November 8, 2018

Surrender isn’t the same as giving up but it sure can feel like it. The insurance adjusting never paid off. Thousands of dollars, 6 licenses, 32 certifications, over 600 hours […]

A Cycle of Gratitude – from 2016

Another year, Mother Another Cycle of Moons gone by I sit with head bowed While recalling the tears, joys, fears and sorrows With gratitude Now As you thin the veil […]

Winter

  I was not dead then I gathered life Like wheat at harvest I shed the seeds That flourished and bloomed I breathed the sweet air we all share Bathed in the […]