Yes and

The crack in the sidewalk
the turn of the trail
The twist of a tree limb
The topple of a dream

Life is not straight lines
As much as we beg

celebrate

this playful crooked
This constant turn and twist
This dance alive
this pivot and prod
This next wild yes

sunlight dancing on a shimmering leaf

donkey hat and all

Yes and

(what’s next?)

that one thing

This day
do one thing
that most important thing
that thing that you’ve
been putting off
that one thing
that will bring you closer
to that one big goal
that thrills you.
sheets to the wind
arms to the sky
call that person
write that song
say those words
shave that head
what is it…
What would that be for you right now?

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dear sweet one

Dear sweet one
Have I told you yet
How precious you are to me?
How your very presence in my life

has burst me into song
flowed rivers of ryhme
Rainbows round every corner

Have I let you in

on the constant mundane sacredness I find
In that soul-stirring yes of your being
Just you being you?

How it brings me to my knees in wonder
under the sun filled blue

Seeing the dance of light
In every sparkling leaf

every reflection?

All In sheer remembrance
of that one drop
that
Annihilated

my reasonable mind.

how many angels?

I love the open door
of this day
wide
full of expectation
and no limit yes.
I love this moment of simple stillness
drawing me into the mother’s deep bosom
her constant and total nurturing
 
I give that to myself now
 
yes
big sigh into yes.
 
for this is all I got
 
like a million zillion angels
dancing on the head of a pin
so happy
I get it now.

winter solstice

Winter Solstice has arrived
on timid tender feet
Today
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 2:44 am PST.
 
Find your still deep silent spot of being
Let it anchor you for the new year

Today is the day
In fact the next three days
the sun stands still
in the shifting and changing
 
Be with that stillness.
 
Come into the quiet place
Rest in the darkness
Surrender to the knowing
you are
at your very core
 
love.