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Your Monday Blessing: Your Next Breath

Dear one I am keeping your next breath very close to me I carry it around like a sacred amulet like a child’s toy like the sky itself in my heart with it I walk on the earth dignified and … Continue reading

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Flight Mode

The only things real are grief and joy. As seagulls try out wheelies in the sky between blacktops, my children earn their wings on toys that were a history lesson when I was young. I leave my cell on mute, … Continue reading

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Love in Common

  Remember, for all of us human beings who are not yet past loving (and I would wager that is almost all of us who drag breath into our lungs), the earth is wide enough that there is a place … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing: Once Again I Recommit to my Surrender

Your Monday Blessing: Once Again I Recommit to my Surrender Once again I recommit to my surrender to love. They point their little guns at us, there isn’t much time. Raise the mast heavenward, unfurl the rainbow flag. I stand … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing: How Love Gets Made

How Love Gets Made Our hearts beat time As neurons race to build a bridge To anything outside of itself. A thousand strands hoist sparks to greet the wind. A network of millions carries enough excitement To be aware of … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing: Love the Hunter

Love roams the earth Looking for victims Sacrifices to the high God She is not inescapable Some days we are too fast too wary Once I was able to disguise myself as a man looking at a train timetable She … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing: when god was pregnant

when god was pregnant when god was pregnant her belly swelled up like song ’til she was rounder than the seasons of the world. her legs grew larger than the questions raised by wondering boys, her breasts filled the emptiness … Continue reading

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Your Monday blessing: for Martin Luther King day

It is easy to see a threat or a statistic or a shadow or a foreigner or a project or a failure or the help or a demon we see these things as easily as breathing we can see them … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing: for Advent

There will always be Herods in this world: Petty men in large palaces, Murderers of dreams. And there will always be a little Herod in us, Scribbling decrees On our map of the Heavens. There will always be Magi in … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing

& the letters not written & the words that didn’t find mouths & the kindnesses not enacted & the reconciliations not achieved & the embraces not extended & the drawings left unfinished on the counter & the apologies not made … Continue reading

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