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Do you know any sullen reprobates?

Sure hope everyone gets a chance to at least poke your head out today. No matter how dark-clouded it looks, the air feels simply wonderful! My June flowers (thymes and Linden) are all getting ready to bust out; don’t know … Continue reading

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“like a tree…”

All the “rites of Spring” are slowly getting checked off the list: purse cleaned out and switched to fanny-pack style; we’ve had the first bbq of the season; I’ve been going around in bare feet quite a bit; it’s almost … Continue reading

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how to change your feelings

OK, cheer up everyone, warmer weather is coming! As a friend says, Hell is warming up now that the Leafs have lost… it’s not freezing over anymore. :D My brother actually called that disaster last night–he was just telling me … Continue reading

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frost warning!

HA! I was going to save this next Luci Shaw poem for the Fall, but it actually will fit here well enough! :D First flurry The white on the windshield is, variously, organdy-flocking; stars stuck on a sky; (a cold … Continue reading

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Beauty

Wow-wow-wow! Everything is just Bursting with Bloom out there! With these warm temps, I had to go for my run early this morning, and I saw hyacinths, tulips, bleeding hearts, magnolia trees, cherry trees, apple trees, wood violets… even some … Continue reading

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Truth can be fun!

We trust everyone was able to enjoy that fantastic weekend we just had! AND… the Blue Jays won, and won ‘good’!! (“Won well”?) Sam says he should go to games more often, if it’s going to make them win. :D … Continue reading

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True, and Lovely

Man, I sure wish it would rain, so I could get some work done. NOT! If it rains, it means I have to work… who wants that! Nah, I’d rather sit here and let you see on the outside, what’s … Continue reading

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star shifting, light lifting

My small circle of “support” here is very positive and affirming of me, yet I do wonder sometimes (as you’ve noticed) what I’m doing here, presumptuously thinking anyone would want to read what I’m writing. And I always remind myself … Continue reading

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no matter how much you lock yourself up…

Reading over the next two poems in Luci Shaw’s Listen to the Green, I don’t feel like copying them over, but the message in each is really neat. The first one talks about trying to get through to God, and … Continue reading

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yet we may be broken

OY, this is such great stuff! I usually use that term to refer to scripture, but this poem is using scripture. In fact, the title is a quote from Malachi 3:2–“…for who can endure the day of his coming?” The … Continue reading

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