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On a Grey and Rainy Morning

Everything under the sky gets ruined,broken by raindrops,whispered suggestions by the passing galesthat soon become promises. The ten thousand things are busybeing destroyed utterlythis grey morning. Even now, your bitterness, regret,sorrow and care,your hatred and pain,your worst moments, and the … Continue reading

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The Morning Gets Her Skates On

Last night, Dawn sensedyou were having a rough one.So she laced up her boots,and stepped gingerly out onto the sky.Tottering at first, on golden legs,she breathed into the strength of her own centre,then, after sharpening her edges on the nearest … Continue reading

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Your Monday blessing: The Final Word

Crave not the final word. The Grim Reaper, it’s pretty clear,has nothing terribly important to say, after all. Meanwhile, only a drop or two~from your mouth today,might fall like seedsonto the waiting harvest,and be utterly obliterated into joy.

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“Daybreak”

This morning, the day broke into this house of mine again.The past was gone. Later, I’m sure I will change the locks –who can bear such unrelenting thievery? – but for now, sitting amongst the gold-strewn sky, I give to … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing for today

May God’s home be in the arms of the homeless and the refugee, may God’s ceremony be justice, may God’s tribute be surrender. May God’s righteousness be the poor, confirmed, and may God’s river be the very stream where she … Continue reading

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The Turtle Dove

Your (perennially tardy) Monday Blessing: The Turtle Dove   My faith in turtle doves is hard to quantify. I know the sound well: a throaty, mournful, muted trumpet, that collides with the atmosphere and flares out dully into glory. The … Continue reading

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Blessing for Beginnings

Blessing for Beginnings If you are well, If you are fit, and ready, and healthy, And energized, Then now is the time to begin. Begin the novel, begin the exercise regime, Begin the new you, begin the home improvement, Begin … Continue reading

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Blessed be the work

Your Monday Blessing: this week I’ll be going on vacation, which means it’s time for summer reruns. Here’s one I wrote in 2014, about work. Happy Monday, everyone! Blessed be the work of your hands. Whether you hold a welding … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing: let the artists win

I vote we let the artists win the ones covered in paint from their last attempt to smuggle across the beauty of a bowl of fruit the 14-year-old rapper learning to spit throwing life’s chaos on the rhythm wheel uncovering … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing

May your dreams constantly be interrupted by children, and may your dog keep you from doing anything too important May your life be filled with the triumphs of fixing all the household objects that weren’t supposed to be broken. May … Continue reading

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