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Grace’s Best

During the night autumn turned winter for the few hours it took to blanket our Island in a coat of pearl It’s beautiful again like winter is beautiful when the white world goes colorful with blossom in a February thaw … Continue reading

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On the Cherry Tree

On the cherry tree the first blossom has opened It sits bold a fat snow`flake on a tip of a branch as if to say Hello! Spring`time is on its way! I watch it the thru the rain and wonder at … Continue reading

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If I Were a Tree

“But I am like a green olive tree            in the house of God.      I trust in the steadfast love of God            forever and ever.      I will … Continue reading

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Creature Choir

“God has gone up with a shout,       the Lord with the sound of a trumpet.   Sing praises to God, sing praises;       sing praises to our King, sing praises.   For God is the … Continue reading

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New Song

 “I waited patiently for the Lord;        he inclined to me and heard my cry.   He drew me up from the desolate pit,        out of the miry bog,           and … Continue reading

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The Rite of Spring

We are on the cusp of yet another Spring I turn a spade full of soil out in the garden See little creatures stir Little seedlings put out tiny little shoots Volunteers of lost spuds of autumn’s harvest A pea … Continue reading

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Advent III: On Righteousness & Praise

The winter garden lies buried under the snow A mercy for what lives in the dark so cold but not yet frozen tender living shoots       Vengeful seeds planted in anger       Wholesome seeds planted by … Continue reading

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On Words

With a word we can close a door hang a sign on our heart to say we are not at home We’ve gone on a holiday not to be interrupted by any word With a word we can open a … Continue reading

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Jonquil et Oie des Neiges

The snow geese feed In tilled fields beside daffodils Opening fully for the first time In spring sunshine The birds stir & rise In restless pairs to settle again Along the flock’s surging coast An ever changing tide The flowers … Continue reading

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Spring Thaw

Love like water Without a spillway Rises along the contours Of the already saturated ground Then that which what we Cannot do without Overwhelms us Even the dikes We build bag by bag By the chain gang of self Can’t … Continue reading

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