When we see through our hearts, we recognize that every single one of us is infused with creativity. Divine Sparks are embedded in everyone and everything. It's up to us to be courageous, to look and listen deeply, to find the sparks, gather and release them back into the universe, transformed into something new. Join me as we wake up to the sacred-ordinary blessings waiting to greet us each and every day.
October 26th is the 30th annual Nashua CROP Walk, taking steps to ease hunger locally and around the world. This year I too will be walking. Not long ago I was in a wheelchair and could not have walked. I hope you will join me on this journey with a secure online donation. My intention is to reach a modest goal of $300 in the next few weeks. Please click here to participate; $10, $5, every dollar helps, your generosity makes a difference.
Update: In the first two days of posting this, my intended goal of $300 was met! Thank you to everyone who has contributed so far. With such tremendous generosity and kindness, we’ve now raised just over $500... please keep the love and donations flowing.
...to give a little is never enough still it is something.
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Friday, July 22, 2011
A River of Stones: July 22
Bed covers smoothed
Sage matelesse blanket over sky blue sheets
Breakfast tray set across my lap by my beloved
Say motzi-- take a bite of toast
Exhale into a slender mug of tea
Steam rises up, the fragrance earthy, familiar
Swallow pills-Open emails
The world is filled with kind people
So many encouraging messages
Comfort washes over me
I’m ready for the home-health nurse to arrive
My favorite (they are all sweet, but she is especially dear)
The sun falls across the quilt my friend Sharon stitched with gentle hands for my birthday
It is directly in view, draped over the glider I nursed my daughters in as infants A surprise early phone call moments ago from my father My parents sister and brother-in-law are traveling in Norway My brother called early last evening to wish me well
I feel loved-Contented-Surrounded by blessing
Ready to meet this day with a grateful heart
I was interviewed recently by my blogging friend Jidhu Jose...it is postedheretoday.