The Lovers, the Dreamers and Me

Dedicated Music Makers Ukulele Players, Ann (without an ‘e’) and the dreamers of the world. What’s so amazing that keeps us stargazing And what do we think we might see Someday we’ll find it The rainbow connection The lovers, the dreamers, and me . . . —–Kermit the Frog Enjoy: The Rainbow Connection by Kermit…

Ready for Liftoff

Still groggy And sleepy eyed I spied An emerald As she dropped by— To taste the day. She struck a chord As she hummed And soared— Be ready to lift, Be prepared for the gift Of the day. John 14:3 – And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive…

The Eternity of the Moment

Live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find eternity in each moment. —-Henry David Thoreau Nothing better—being held in The forevermore of a laugh, A touch. Captured, Charmed, And held in a moment, That lives Without end. Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is…

Interlude

Ever wonder what The little critters do When summer showers Rain down from the blue? They take a little intermission From all hectic expeditions, To listen to the sounds of life I find that very good advice. Let’s just sit quietly and listen to the secrets the rain wants to tell us. ― John Mark Green…

Nature’s Web of Connectivity

Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better. —Albert Einstein When we look deep into nature, as Einstein suggested, we can understand more about our connectivity. What I am about to explain might boggle your mind. Eons ago, before Google, Twitter and Facebook, nature developed a remarkable network of interconnectedness, right below…

Dream Tones

Framed on this haloed night, In creamy purplish light, Our dreams get neatly tucked In shades of fiery twilight. You gotta have a dream. If you don’t have a dream, How you gonna make a dream come true? from South Pacific, Oscar Hammerstein Behold, I am the Lord, the God of all things. Is there anything too hard for…

Mercy Untethered

Mercies big and Mercies small– I don’t know how to Capture it all. Rising high ‘Neath the gentle sky Float me your pain Cleansed like rain. ______________________ From her book, Traveling Mercies, Anne Lamott: My heart was broken and my head was just barely inhabitable. Mercy means compassion, empathy, a heart for someone’s troubles. Then…

Ladybug, Ladybug

Ladybug, Ladybug I see the way You don’t display Your ruby wings. Like you, my pinion Are out of sight, But ready to spread Winged for flight. God is not remote from us. Not tucked away. He is at the point of my pen, The point of my paint brush, The tip of my fingers,…

Shelter

Home can be the smallest of spaces. I find shelter in the bend of your arm and in the sanctuary of prayer. __________________________ I long to dwell in your tent forever and take refuge in the shelter of your wings. Psalm 61:44

Day Spring

Sunrise births the day, And life awaits. So much promise! Just open the gates. Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door . . . . Emily Dickenson Lift up your heads, O gates,And lift them up, O ancient doors,That the King of glory may come in! Psalm 24:9 ___________________________________________________