Thursday, March 29, 2012

Easter Yellow

Yellow has always felt like the color of Easter to me. 
Like rays of sun from the sky above, signalling re-emergence,
the bounty of life on earth
and Life within from a spirit-renewed.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Fully Occupied with Growing

all lines from The Metier of Blossoming by Denise Levertov

Growing especially at night; it would take even a bit more patience than I've got, to sit keeping watch 'til daylight; the naked eye could register every hour's increase in height.

One morning --- and so soon! --- the first flower has opened when you wake.  Or you catch it in a single, brief moment of hesitation.

If humans could be that intensely whole, undistracted, unhurried, swift from sheer impetus!

If we could blossom out of ourselves, giving nothing imperfect, withholding nothing!

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Budding for Bloom

There are so many things that are change these days.  Change is all around and nowhere is this more evident than in the skyward extended branches of the trees, bushes, and brambles here in Washington.  Little tufts of new life.  Most of it pink.  Some of it purple.  And then there is yellow, occassionally.


Leviticus 26: 1 - 4

"Ye shall make you no idols nor graven image, neither rear you up a standing image, neither shall ye set up any image of stone in your land, to bow down unto it: for I am the LORD your God.  Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my sanctuary: I am the LORD.  If ye walk in my statutes, and keep my commandments, and do them; Then I will give you rain in due season, and the land shall yield her increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit."

Thursday, March 8, 2012

The Furry Bambino

Sometimes he is my best subject.  Although it's really difficult trying ot get him to stand still for too long.  This little guy has so much energy it's crazy.
Of course, as I type this, he's lying down next to me, against my leg, being a patient and loyal supporter of everything I do.  Including posting this photo of him.  Because he has a huge ego.
It's true.

Friday, March 2, 2012

Thinking about...

The wedding...and repotting this plant. Poor thing.