Sunday morning, Soft rain in the Garden; Stillness wraps the day. Birds hum mourning songs, Swooping, fluttering, feasting On seeds and nuts and fruit. Outside, coral hibiscus unfurl their blossoms, Glistening with dewdrops As soft rain and stillness wrap the day. Inside, a figure lies; Lips slightly askew, Gnarled fingers twisted in sheets. Quietly, a… Continue reading A Good Day to Die
Most of us know Aesop's fable of the Hare and the Tortoise with its underlying premise of slow and steady triumphing over undisciplined speed. But, I wonder if that is really the best lesson in today's chaotic world. Perhaps the snail's adaptability offers a better analogy for navigating life's twists and turns. For example, the… Continue reading The Tortoise and the Snail
Some of life's greatest lessons can be learned in a laundromat.