Tag Archives: philosophy

Take Care How You Build

A kind word and a mean word do not weigh the same, word for word. Kind words are light and porous–beautiful–and only make a solid structure with many upon many upon many.  The weight multiples as the words do and … Continue reading

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My Meta Metaphor

Well, now, I have filled all your feeders, and I’ve cleaned up your messes. I’ve protected you from rats, cats, and this and thats! You pleasure me as I view from my prized place, my all-seeing window, but . . … Continue reading

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A Feeble Fable

I walked along the twisting path, a steep drop off on my right, a rocky wall on my left.  Every step was measured and sure to avoid the rocks and shards of pottery from discarded vessels, which held all manner … Continue reading

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Broken hearts must not bleed . . .

Broken hearts must not bleed. They must not leave an obvious trail because I walked by you, every full and busy day, and your smile did not hint of your hemorrhaging heart. Your eyes did not mirror your interior paint-peeling, … Continue reading

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From heart song to heart cry . . .

It’s that one photograph that should be savored, should be fingered with the eyes, cherished and framed, set on a wall, a reminder of a tender life-moment. It’s that one word, that one poem that should be food— food for … Continue reading

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To See What I Could Sea

We have enough sand, but no beach; enough waves, but they generally radiate off hot pavement. We have moving air, but rather than the gentle off-shore breezes, our wind is often fence-bending, sand-bearing, hair-ripping gales! We have blue skies and … Continue reading

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A Dove Song

Your prayers are like my prayers, earnest and weeping, more like a cry than a song. Morning’s mourning and evening’s coo, threads the raw pieces of my day into the whole fabric of my life.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Hands

These are my husband’s hands, which I quilted into a white on white wall hanging.  The hands releasing the butterfly symbolizes freedom.

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Thought for the Day: In the balance

It is interesting that in the balance of things a thousand kindnesses can be outweighed by a single unkind deed or word. ~Lilly

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Perspective on Perspectives

(Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, scanned from 35 mm) It’s all about how you look at things; at least, that’s how I see it. How do you see it? It’s the Rorschach test of life– how you view … Continue reading

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