listen with concern and respect
less for intimacy, more for connection
~a poet advises a doctor
“There is something in the scenery of a broad river equivalent to culture and civilization… It is just
wide enough to interrupt the land and lead my eye and thoughts down its channel to the sea. A river is superior to a lake in its liberating influence. It has motion and indefinite length.”
Sunday afternoon walk to the river
tide flowing upstream
~a blue heron
“And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee word: for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him.”
three days to go
resolutions made this year
In some places today is Christmas Day. Other places like here in Napa Valley,California, USA, today is Christmas eve.
photo: Philippine rendition of the Annunciation.
Sun’s reflection on the sea
the sun, the host
giver of life
first light, knowledge of God
making sacred all creations
each created thing
contains an essence
suns’ reflection on the sea, a flight of birds
merging majesties of their dimensions
~is it love?
“Within our reach, is joy.”
What’s the color?
Do we have to describe
what we love?