Be! by Madeleine L’Engle

Today, just BE!  You matter, you are. BE! This wonderful poem reminds me of the joy and magic of childhood. Love conquers all! Thought I would share: “I Name you Echthroi. I Name you Meg. I Name you Calvin. I Name you Mr. Jenkins. I Name you Proginoskes. I fill you with Naming. Be! Be, […]

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A Note On Poetry

I sometimes like to be flippant because it protects me from cry fests. Anyone who knows me well understands an eruption can happen anywhere, anytime. And, kind of like a volcano, my head makes all kinds of goopy fluid requiring a great deal of clean-up. Why they make tissues so thin and weak is beyond […]

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“Come To Me” by Foraging Squirrel

“Come To Me” My Journey to Confirmation. A thunderous roar, a storm rushing seized my soul and I was there. Ethereal in light, fierce Love flooding my spirit. Blinding Love, a pure white sphere of fire. “Come To Me” Love called from the flame and grasped for my heart. Frightened, I turned away, rushing back, […]

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Prayer Service by John Henry Cardinal Newman

I often hear talk about one’s “mission in life”. It seems very important that I somehow “find my calling” or “follow my bliss”. I am deeply worried about this and a little miffed because first, this is a lot to live up to. Second, how do I find “my calling” and once I do what […]

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