I just spent over three weeks feeding the birds. Really.
The various feeders outside my home office window have been swinging empty for way too long. My desk sits in front of a window that looks onto the flowering cherry in my side yard. The empty feeders hang in its lower branches, framed by the window. I keep meaning to stop at the feed store. Continue reading “The Trouble with January”
News from Washington goes from bad to worse.
Our US Constitution, our Air, and Water, and Health and our Lives are under threat, damaged, and broken. And, we are given Alternate Facts, as if repeating lies is the same as the truth.
And, here we are, the road still rises and stretches before us. We can’t know how far it must take us. Let’s remember the importance rest and breath.
Forces of Nature: hurricanes, typhoones, tornadoes, and us, we must make time to inhale before moving mountains.
Photo Credit: Anita Bowen Photography
“Darkness cannot drive out Darkness;
Only Light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out Hate;
only Love can do that.”
If we can find
Love in Death Valley
surely we can
hold tight to Love
and drive out Hate
wherever we walk.
Photo Credit: Anita Bowen Photography, Death Valley, California
Quote: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1957, sermon
This chill mid-winter wind startles
the last of Summer’s leaves loose
a spectacular flowing flight
from trees clustered along my homeward drive.
Twisting together like smoke, they move,
and wind along and above this darkening lane Continue reading “January Falling”