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Fields of Gold

With summer now upon us, a deeper meaning to a lighthearted season comes by way of some evocative lines by the great American poet Mary Oliver… 97 more words


free fall

“Tell me, what else should I have done?
Doesn’t everything die at last, and too soon?
Tell me, what is it you plan to do…

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Poetry Day 14 - "tell me" says Mary Oliver

In “The Summer Day,” Mary Oliver begins with “Who made the world?” and leaves us with this question:

Tell me, what is it you plan to do…

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"Tell me, what is it that you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"

Perhaps this might be, as American author Joan Didion phrases it, a “bankrupt morning” where you wake up, devoid of inspiration for your creative projects. … 118 more words


Attending to the Ordinary is One of the Great Blessings of being Alive

In one of my earlier posts, “Footprints, ” I had commented on how I have become newly aware of the great blessing of paying attention to the ordinary.   216 more words

Tell me

I have been dilatory at blogging recently – plenty to reflect on but ….  And here come excuses, but I have just read Anthony Wilson’s… 339 more words