Wednesday, May 12

Tag: motherhood

Mindful Monday: How does it feel to be free?

Mindful Monday: How does it feel to be free?

awareness, Buddhism, Freedom, mindfulness
On Feeling Invisible "Because quite a few of us are feeling this way: "Q: I'm feeling more invisible these days. I don't know if it's a function of being 40 and a woman in this culture, if it's a function of race, or if I'm just feeling more invisible because my kids are getting older and they're gone more. "Sometimes the invisibility feels good. I can do as I please and no one knows where I am. Other days, the invisibility feels lonely. Then I talk too much to the Trader Joe's cashier. "Have you had this feeling? "A: Of course I've had that feeling. It is the feeling of freedom. It signals a transition in our life. No longer is our self-image tied up in the attention paid to us by others. I can attest that you are in fact visible even though no one wants anything from you. ...

From the Small Beginning

Joy, peace, poem, Poetry, Spirituality
It was yesterday that I retrieved my soul at last, moved by the placid persuasion of a psalm reminding me of my rootedness in the archives of heaven In earlier times life lay ahead, a rhythm of reciting tones, a paced chant before all that somber news and facing facts and the quiet homely work of peacemaking for your sake But this morning I awoke a fading mendicant nun, reading my own rich requiem Mass, a celebration of my heart’s trove and your constant love Another heartbeat or two and I’m a whisper in your ear, just an old story of someone who birthed you now melting into the great Forever, leaving only our hallowed cord From the beginning, Son your spirit was our most profound joy, a fresh poem finely etched in old gold, holding fast to beauty and grace, faithful to your own gentle...


Haiku, Poetry, smallstone, wowh
hearts held together curling fingers grasping breaths stolen away Written for The Haiku Challenge 2012 - Day 10 – February 10th – Theme: Write a Haiku describing a Special day in your life...