Fleeing the Creator Jonah lept into the water and was engulfed by a whale In whose belly he fell into a dream or maybe a vision. When the whale grew tired of nurturing him And threw him up, Jonah swam to dry land The place of refuge And began to tell the people, Those who … Continue reading Jonah and the Whale
A lovely June morning, filled with dazzling light. The irises and peoples are abloom! As I have watched events unfurl around the country I have been think about how the failures of several administrations have created the current emergencies. I think sometimes that the last truly caring president was Jimmy Carter. That seems like a … Continue reading What kind Of Future Do We Want?
We are in a windy, sun saturated weather pattern, with chilly nights and warm days. The gardens need rain. I have been participating in a couple of groups that are organized around discussing politics. I enjoy the time with folks who are perhaps slowly becoming friends.; I am also struggling as I find the conversations … Continue reading Words Are Medicine
A dark day although the rain has held off. Now the late afternoon sun illumines the western overcast, offering the possibility of a sunset. The wind, which has been a consistent companion these past few days, has risen, promising storms tomorrow. I'm drinking my late afternoon cup of decaf tea, a ritual I've adopted during … Continue reading Dreamings