Fecund Spring

The winds of spring rush and swirl spreading seeds that land and sprout. New creations brimming with life. Mind wants to water them all, create a full orchard. But wait! Instead I ask inward… Which seed should I nurture, which tree do I support? The message comes...

Light within Darkness

Out in the night, when the juniper trees are but shadows, and the birds have gone quiet, I turn off my headlamp and look up at the blackness. Slowly, shimmering flecks appear, a cluster here, a river there, until a blizzard of stars dances across the sky lighting up...

Coyote Chorus

My cat hears it before I do. She lifts her head from my lap and cocks her ears. What is it? I ask. Her eyes widen. Then the ribbon of sound lilts on the morning air, a high call, a harmonizing wail, and the full chorus sings in the dawn. Such is the practice of...

No Escape but Love

In that waking or sleeping dream, when you can’t escape the monster… You try running but your legs tangle. You try fighting but fangs pierce your flesh. Then one day you call to the Beloved inside and poof, the monster disappears. Why does it work when nothing else...
The Unwrapping

The Unwrapping

The gift has been given and only awaits its unwrapping. Each momentary miracle, like when that precious blue jay lands in my mind and then appears in the fountain. When I envision my dream house and realize I already live in it. When my lover becomes my very self. Its...
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