Those Things Between

What are those myriad things that wash against our souls, tidal waves lapping, churning, that retreat only to return again? Crests that are braved leaving us weathered and worn before the relief of calm, sun’s piercing light scattering the grey, blowing the gale away? What when those tides are words and looks, voice inflections, orContinue reading “Those Things Between”

Come Alive!

Ever bid a wounded animal come to you? When rescued with gentleness an invitation is given to receive loving care. Imagine the response if harshly approached: retreat, avoidance, a defensive snarl or bite, or perhaps in weakness no response at all. What then of people who snarl and snap out of their conditioning or woundedness,Continue reading “Come Alive!”

Hearing Well

Forgive the times initially I listened to your spoken wordsThinking that I understood Yet your heart I had not heard Intention was not to dismiss Heavy burdens of your soulThat you could not voice yourself Perhaps you did not fully know Communication’s awful miss Not hearing clearly deepest cries Meaning lost, attention’s guess Loneliness theContinue reading “Hearing Well”