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Your Monday Blessing: the water

Let me tell you a story about myself. I came from the water – before I had this body, I mean, when I was all ambition and a few tendrils. I came from the water, and flopped up onto the … Continue reading

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How the Bee got its Sting

How the bee got its sting There was once a fly who liked flowers. He didn’t know WHY he liked flowers, but they fascinated him. All he wanted to do, all day, was to be as close to flowers as … Continue reading

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Your Monday blessing: three nature tanka

God’s eternal love lives in the heart of a mosquito, singing praises of communion. Those morning birds can’t shut up about how beautiful everything is, robbing me of my moment to myself. Flowers don’t know their own names. Sky keeps … Continue reading

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Your Monday blessing

Our world is constantly evolving, changing all the time, and it happens so gradually and so mysteriously, that we mortals can but wonder at the way that rocks may become life, and dinosaurs may become birds, and we become…who knows. … Continue reading

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Ode to a Spinosaurus

Ode to a Spinosaurus (in honor of Scotland, and with apologies to Rabbie Burns) Huge, freakish, loomin’, petrifying lizard, O what a hunger’s in thy gizzard, What would’st thou give to some evil wizard To teleport me there! From where … Continue reading

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