Tag Archives: spirituality

Longing

Do you ever wake up on a Tuesday morning with an undefinable longing?  It palpitates near the heart, perhaps, beating its insistence with a red drumbeat whispering, “Please, please, please.” Of course a mere human can’t figure out what longing … Continue reading

Posted in October 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , | 53 Comments

It’s life and death for them today

Fingers in brown sandy soil thinning crowded avenues of carrots.  I used to despair thinning these deep tap roots stretching down past undulating worms.  How could one decide carrot life or death?  How could one presume to kill this one … Continue reading

Posted in August 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 35 Comments

Squirrel and chickadee love, February snow, and healing silence

  We awoke to a February snow.  Maybe five new inches decorated our winter landscape. The temperature promises to inch up in upcoming days into the 30’s and 40’s (0 to 7 C), but for now winter still sings her … Continue reading

Posted in February 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 29 Comments

The widest largest possible view

I don’t know about you, but it seems like our minds focus a lot on small views.  They focus on reading words.  They focus on performing the next task.  They focus on objects throughout the day. The dog, the cat, … Continue reading

Posted in January 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Gifts to give ourselves for Christmas

I don’t know about you, but I have a lot of friends who are suffering at this time of year. You name the boogeyman.  Some of my friends struggle with health.  Others with family issues.  One friend just lost her … Continue reading

Posted in December 2017 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 41 Comments

Let there be light

Snow sleets sideways this early December morn.  Wind howls and shakes the dickens out of the tree branches.  Occasionally it topples an entire poplar or maple, severing its tree-life and sending it crashing to the snowy earth.  Twice since 5:15 … Continue reading

Posted in December 2017 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 29 Comments

Radiant skies & freighter on the way to radiation

I’ve been driving my dear friend Susan to radiation treatment for breast cancer in Marquette several times in these past couple of months.  She’s traveled to the hospital for treatment over an hour and a half away from Baraga five … Continue reading

Posted in November 2017 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 46 Comments