Tuesday, May 11

Tag: wowh

Small Kindness

Hope, Spirituality, wowh
As I talked and listened and laughed and played with the young people in detention, my heart was filled to overflowing. My throat, unfortunately, was becoming a parched desert! I was done after about 4 hours. I quickly ran back to visit one of the administrators in the 3 minutes before quitting time because I needed a signature. On my way to his office, I longingly glanced at the soda machine. Hey, I know soda isn't great for my body, but I was way past caring. I went into his office, came out and had to walk by *the machine* once again.  Sigh. I couldn't quite get past it without remarking, "I wish I had the change to get a soda-pop!" And lo, there she was. An angel with quarters buying me a Diet Coke. Thank you, Mary!! This is part of the BlogSplash being coordinated by Fiona Robyn t...

Haiku Moment Wednesday

A River of Stones, aros, Haiku, Poetry, smallstone, smallstones, Spirituality, wowh
A haiku moment is a point in time where you "honor, hold, and fully experience a fleeting moment that takes you out of yourself, a moment that hints at the deeper unity that lies beneath the surface of things."(1) What is your haiku moment today?   purring cat climbs into my lap vibrations of love     (1) Margaret D. McGee, Haiku-the sacred art:  A Spiritual Practice in Three Lines, (Woodstock, VT: Skylight Paths, 2009)


aros, Christianity, Haiku, Religion, Scripture, smallstone, Spirituality, wowh
lions lay with lambs coexisting in mercy sacrificing fear Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I have come to call not the righteous but sinners.” Matthew 9:13 For I desire mercy and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God rather than burnt-offerings. Hosea 6:6 Inspired by the Lenten Journey reading of Matthew 9:2-13 People on a Lenten Journey Becca Givens at On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea Terri at What About God? Jonathan Stone Granbee Michael (Booguloo) Chèvrefeuille Roy DeLeon at Expressive Prayer