Tag Archives: compassion

open like the sky

My heart is soft toward so many things. My heart opens like the sky for butterflies, or purring cats and smiling dogs, for the wind in the trees, for children in their tears or laughter or deep concentration, for strangers … Continue reading

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friend always

I miss you, my friend. You, so close,           and you, the one I will never know. I don’t know where you are. This was always the design. You are going somewhere new       … Continue reading

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making a mark

Each soul contributes. Help earth know peace and justice, she will remember.

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of animals and ecosystems

Wolves were airlifted into the US from Canada at the end of February to bolster the wolf population in Michigan’s Isle Royale National Park. The purpose is to help control the moose population there. This week, though, we heard that … Continue reading

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hands off Venezuela

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somnambulism and awakening to our real, gentle selves

I am tired. Tired of all the struggles. Tired of the ongoing injustices, the continually expanding crop of manufactured crises and suffering, the harsh and divisive language that tweets from the top and reverberates through our beleaguered lives. Tomorrow marks … Continue reading

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and… hell, yeah

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