Trails and Prayers

I love running trails. I love escaping into the solitude and being surrounded by trees watching as critters skitter by. It’s something I discovered about myself in college when I stumbled onto the trail that I wasn’t even sure was a trail. It led around campus and as I followed, I knew there was something …

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There’s Something Brewing

There’s something brewing below the surface. The clap of thunder the flash of lightning blinding most people, so they can’t see, the undercurrent pulling them dragging them away. There’s something taking root underground. The yellow coating of pollen the wind whipping around redirecting most people so they can’t hear the new life grounding. There’s something …

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Planting Healing

A year ago, we passed our neighbors who are gardening goddesses. Their yard always looks and smells amazing and is filled with birds and rabbits who come to find sanctuary. I said in passing how much I loved their aloe plants that had grown so large they had taken up a whole corner of their …

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Today, it’s the clouds…

Today, it’s the clouds floating to me the possibility –   that taking sheltering finding rest letting the wind and rain refresh the earth   might just be the best and most important work.

Today, it’s the colors

Today it’s the colors, inviting me to see clearly.   The brilliant blue of the sky against the hunter green of the pines – The unexpected fuchsia of the crepe myrtle climbing out of the storm drain – The glistening silver of morning dew about to evaporate in the blazing summer sun – The fiery …

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Today It’s the Trees

Today, it’s the trees Speaking to me.   Reminding me to – reach deep stand tall soak up warmth relish in rain widen my view   And hold steady.