Poems, Quotes

Peonies …

All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today. — Indian Proverb from Seeds for the Soul: Living as the Source of Who You Are Peonies  This morning the green fists of the peonies are getting ready to break my heart as the sun rises, as the sun strokes them with… Continue reading Peonies …

Poems

Where Credit Is Due …

I will sneak past my ego do my loving behind her back so she won’t take charge or puff up like a red balloon pop BANG in mid-air scattering joyfuls from my soul’s truth all over the landscape of the outer world Other people may look up for a moment even admire the explosive sound… Continue reading Where Credit Is Due …

Quotes, Seasons

Spring …

A single gentle rain makes the grass many shades greener. So our prospects brighten on the influx of better thoughts. We should be blessed if we lived in the present always, and took advantage of every accident that befell us, like the grass which confesses the influence of the slightest dew that falls on it;… Continue reading Spring …

Poems, Prayers, Quotes, Seasons

Thanksgiving Prayer (Family and Fellowship) …

Heavenly Father we meet together your people one people your family bound together with the woven chord that binds all of creation together fashioned from your love. Brothers and sisters children together One family in fellowship with you, its Heavenly Father. May this be a time of joy a time for growing a time for… Continue reading Thanksgiving Prayer (Family and Fellowship) …

Poems, Prayers, Quotes, Seasons, Vocations

Thanksgiving Prayer (for the Harvest) …

For the promise of harvest contained within a seed we thank you. For the oak tree within an acorn, the bread within a grain, the apple within a pip, the mystery of nature, gift wrapped for us to sow, we thank you. — John Birch Read more at: http://www.faithandworship.com/ We see signs of summer's passing… Continue reading Thanksgiving Prayer (for the Harvest) …

Interreligious, Quotes

The Heart is Like a Garden …

The heart is like a garden. It can grow compassion or fear, resentment or love. What seeds will you plant there? -- BuddhaHow should Spring bring forth a garden on hard stone? Become earth, you may grow flowers of many colors. For you have been a heart-breaking rock.  Once, for the sake of experiment, be… Continue reading The Heart is Like a Garden …