Category Archives: Religion and Spirituality

i read job to be reminded

it is not God i should accuse but us we were not there when You laid the foundation when You set the cornerstone we are flawed with our cracked clay feet unfit for keeping. fallen. i read Job to understand awe we … Continue reading

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don’t get carried away by this

  stability is a coin toss away he said, but magical thinking went the way of daisy heads for me when i stripped feelings petal by petal hoping he did love me– much easier to ask the man instead of a daisy … Continue reading

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the divine feminine (an exploration in upper and lower cases)

the God I know is male as our primate minds understand maleness.  not sexless as amoebae know immortality in division, or even both sexes jumbled in a mosaic like a snail.  No, we shape God into our own image and limit … Continue reading

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in the right light

in the right light eyes can shift to a perfect depth for scrying I want to see where spirit pools, not translate what is written inside the palm of your hand past guessing I want to divine certainty from uncertain … Continue reading

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testimony

  she spins and balances on something so slim as if it is air and not substance lifting her up under the weight of all those eyes those eyes not seeing practiced strength powering her rehearsed flights over and on that … Continue reading

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feeling the earth

we learn of lithosphere and crust, continental plates alive and slipping still in echoes of creation we name ages and periods of rock count layers like rings in a tree but stone and slower growing than plant exuberance; she has time … Continue reading

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spirit of the forest

the green man hides face carved in church corners protecting or appeased large god of growing things father and groom his eternal dying cycles ripen to john barleycorn harvests if I were wild and old as this wisdom I would … Continue reading

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