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Daily Practice for 2016.01.27

Daily Practice for 2016.01.27

Word I am focusing on using people's vision words for 2016 for a few daily prayers. Today, I am using "yearning" from Gill to guide my selections. If you share your word, I will use it over the next few days! I am inspired by the haunting music of Hallelujah by Jeff Buckley, the poetry of Robert Frost, and sacred words from Aldous Huxley. Years ago, in a philosophy of anthropology class, we were attempting to define what it means to be human. To yearn for something beyond yourself became one of the cornerstones of what is constitutive of being human. There is something within us that allows us to imagine possibilities beyond what is quantitatively predicted. We have all heard the amazing stories of rags to riches! I have a friend who grew up in a difficult situation eventually becom

April 2 Challenge: Postcard

Poetry, Post-a-Day
For National Poetry Month and the Writing Prompt of Poetic Asides and NaPoWriMo And for those who cannot read my postcard rendering of the poem: a drizzy day cannot hide the majesty of the mountain out or the sunbreak among the trees or the swelling of river banks the majest of the mountain out overshadows the ego of the big city while the swelling of river banks dances in worshipful attendance overshadowing the ego of the big city the sunbreak among the trees dances in worshipful attendance these things, a drizzly day cannot hide