Tag Archives: gratitude

Thanksgiving

The flower says thank you to the sun & rain in its gorgeous blooming The river says thank you to the mountains in its measured flowing The tree says thank you to Mother Earth in its generous nestings The whale … Continue reading

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An Apple Tale

I was once but the bud on a bare limb of a winter tree gone unnoticed til in the spring I opened into the blossom so admired I was once the blossom on a rich limb of a spring tree … Continue reading

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Ultra`Sound

Lying bare`chested on my back on a gurney in a small room in Imagery a technician squeezes gel onto my warm belly I stare at the ceiling covered with snap`shots of Hawaiian beach scenes surf`boards & outriggers old turtles & … Continue reading

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The First Hour

Is there an hour finer than the first hour of the day? It comes a little later each morning this time of year Holds just a bite of autumn to come dew on the grass But its silences are full … Continue reading

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Singing the Day

“My heart is steadfast, O God,            my heart is steadfast.      I will sing and make melody.         Awake, O harp and lyre!            I will awake … Continue reading

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Gratitude

“Deep calls to deep           at the thunder of your cataracts;       All your waves and your billows           have gone over me.   By day the Lord commands his … Continue reading

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Gratitude

“I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds. I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.” ~ Psalm 9:1-2 Some … Continue reading

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On Thanksgiving

If I cannot offer thanks for the sunbeam I will not give thanks for the wind`fall if it blesses my door If I cannot say grace when the plate is empty I’ll not think to pray if the cornucopia is … Continue reading

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