mark 12:31 (expanded wanda addition to ensure enoughness for all)

Love your neighbor as yourself. There is no commandment greater than these. Here’s the thing… I don’t want you loving me the way you love you with your overstuffed calendars and empty carryout tins   I don’t want love that’s squeezed in between teeth whitening and that 3rd Starbucks before car pool   I don’t want…

wisdom, a bridge

There is wisdom in me when a child is bereaved, lost the i in me takes a backseat as I take over. She is assured. She is control.   There is wisdom in me when the mask of illusion claims spaces unearned and another soul cries to be unshackled.   There is wisdom in me…

a blizzard, an er, and a praying 4 year old

when my son was 4 years old he had a very bad asthma episode. for a couple of days i had been working with him to get him breathing with regular breathing treatments to no avail. finally, late one night he was wheezing and just so uncomfortable, i told him, “we have to go to…

Grown Up, Gifted and Working to Make a Difference

I grew up gifted. One day I was a snotty nosed 4th grader with double plaits, a champion Chinese jax competitor and neighborhood double dutch Jedi. The next I was given a test, put on a yellow bus and shipped off to a school for ‘special’ kids. To say it pissed me off would be an…

surviving guilt 96 hours post CT

in a tub that is 3 parts bubble 1 part water it is hard to find toes to tickle least of all clean he sloshes and splashes creating bubble beards and fists of steel air punches launch at no target in particular a day is recounted there was art and music he still remembers the…

sometimes i just have to say…thank you

he props me up giving the illusion that it is alone that i stand pushed forward there is no opportunity to even wave goodbye to the life i wish i had known like a wet winter morning the sun does not dawn yet behind the clouds its warmth is apparent unfrozen animated by the force that…

pocket therapy, part i

function in this life as a fully evolved being wrap yourself in the warmth of your own love dance without music laugh before the joke is told eat cookies hot out the oven let the lines of your face reflect more smiles than tears grieve openly and without regret walk willingly through mud without shoes and place dandelions…

a woman’s psalm

help me jesus help me we sing it in the night we shout it through the fields it is the call that gets answered even through our darkest fears help me jesus help me when you’ve done all you know when you’ve stood all you can stand call out jesus cause he is your only…

truth, a work in progress

the stuff of revolution of evolutions Love   Love turns a weakness in on itself Love an impulsion‘s magnitude resulting in the formation of galaxies anew   Love omniscience Love connects us each to the other   Love power bringing forth itself igniting Love causing your soul to come aflame   make Love not a…