January

Stirrings. January takes its name from Janus, the Roman god of beginnings and endings. Winter light. Naked trees and Moons. Dark skies and stars. Quieten, draw in, Ice and snow swirl and whirlbreathe slow. Settle. Cwtch in.blankets and candles.journals and books.lamplight and shadows.Fire Drop. the seeds are held deep in the earthRest in mystery. place of all Read more about January[…]

Autumn breakfast

Blue Iris Poems and Essays By Mary OliverA celebration of the bounties and blessings of nature. A Book Excerpt on Wonder How Would You Live Then? What if a hundred rose-breasted grosbeaksflew in circles around your head? What ifthe mockingbird came into the house with you andbecame your advisor? What ifthe bees filled your walls with honey and Read more about Autumn breakfast[…]

Chill air and hibiscus flowers

It’s early morning. The full moon beginning to wane. Peak summer energy dropping away. I love this garden, this little patch of paradise, with splashes of leftover flowers, pink, yellow, orange and white dapple the green foliage.I hear the wind and see it pushing through the high treesbut here on this sheltered terrace it barely Read more about Chill air and hibiscus flowers[…]

Serendipity

Be good, do good, feel good and let / trust that everything else take care of itself. Seren-ity / Seren-dipity / Serene – clear, calm, unruffled  The Three Princes of Serendip is the English version of the story Peregrinaggio di tre giovani figliuoli del re di Serendippo published by Michele Tramezzino in Venice in 1557. Tramezzino claimed to Read more about Serendipity[…]

Let there be love shared among us

Let There Be Love Shared Among Us,Let There Be Love In Our Eyes,May Now Your Love Sweep This Nation,Cause Us Oh Lord To Arise. Give Us A Fresh UnderstandingOf Brotherly Love That Is Real,Let There Be Love Shared Among Us,Let There Be Love. let there be peace shared….. let there be hope shared …… let Read more about Let there be love shared among us[…]