The Wild Calls Lazily

The weather, this week has been very strange.  Yesterday I was able to lay in the hammock.  In the last few days we have had below freezing temperatures, but yesterday was almost a summer day.  I was able to lay in the hammock for awhile, after stacking firewood.  This morning we woke up to 70Continue reading “The Wild Calls Lazily”


Into the gentle folds of earth I laid down my troubles And felt their release Into soil, rock and grass Into worms and all of God’s infinite microscopic creatures Who beneath made their abode Haven for my tears Streaming down cheeks formed of clay Into earth’s primordial clay Couching my body Better than any man-madeContinue reading “Earth”

Recipe For Success of the Spiritual Kind

Take in hand, Bowl of Clay, formed from the earth Consciously  pour Edging God Out Into and don’t let disperse Dilute with pure pristine water Swirl around with wood from forest tree By hand of wind formed from air Drip slowly into fire To be engulfed by its ashes Absorbed into the ether Be stillContinue reading “Recipe For Success of the Spiritual Kind”

Chasing Paper

Today was one of those days that slip away from you.  I’m a great procrastinator on lots of things, especially paper work.  I dug it all out in hopes of getting taxes started, forms filled out, bills paid, and general organization, and elimination.  Phone calls were made for the second time to get taken offContinue reading “Chasing Paper”

Oh Little Twig

Oh little twig Neglected Overlooked Not the trunk Not the fruit Nor the blossom But bridge between what is Messenger between these three By winds and storms shaken Not deterred Flexible Accommodating Inspiration to my soul Snapped and broken Medicine to my body Sassafras brewing in my mother’s kitchen Fragrant aroma permeating the air MemoriesContinue reading “Oh Little Twig”

Sacred Moment(s)

Is there one time specific in the illusion of time so sacred above all others? Sacredness is the stillness and presence in the moment And in the knowing of the blessing that is being bestowed How many moments slip away Because we don’t immerse ourselves in what IS I held my newborn child to myContinue reading “Sacred Moment(s)”

Thankful for the Seasons

  I asked my husband what season I am.  He looked intently for a while and said summer.  I knew he would say summer.   The Wild Calls Lazily As Leo I came into the world, feet first, ready to run Not roaring, but gently purring into the sun When freckles are in full bloomContinue reading “Thankful for the Seasons”