Tag Archives: too much world

Hidden Hearts

.. Hear the breeze? She articulates her whim. Her will’s another story altogether. Hear the beat? The art we are (our center) doesn’t have a color, ……..creed, …………….or size. Oh, we’ve had it. We’re going out to make some (progress) … Continue reading

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Still Trying to Throw Her Arms Around the World

Crossing the River – Ally Saunders .. I write in salt. Heart doubled and aching. Give me your (blessed are the) poor, your tired (oh, I am tired) your ……..(world) weary souls. Give me a riverbridge, a quiet song. Something … Continue reading

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Breathing Room

.. Make a ceiling of this sky, indigo in all its glory. Embrace the bound -aries of this room, this infinite space, this place we’ve been given to inhale and exhale and grow to know our -selves, each other. Gather … Continue reading

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Listening to my 13-year-old daughter sing Alessia Cara on an ordinary Thursday night

.. But there’s a hope that’s waiting for you in the dark You should know you’re beautiful just the way you are And you don’t have to change a thing, the world could change its heart No scars to your … Continue reading

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tree house

.. don’t mind us …..(or find us), we’re just up here in our tree. Making chai tea and re -discovering our chi. we’re brilliant-busy listening to the whisper of the leaves, the way the wise wood knows things. you can … Continue reading

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The {Un}Tragedy of Shine

.. You’ve been given the light you’ve been given; the life you’ve been livin’ wherever it may be. They’ll give you a bushel to hide under, a gray sky for muffling your song. They’ll give you a reason to run, … Continue reading

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Noisy World

… The tragedy is that most of us are just trying (on quiet knees) to raise nice kids, maybe write a little, to rid ourselves of worry, …………………………..fear. The tragedy is, there are always things we get to choose: kindness … Continue reading

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