Tag: mary oliver

mindfulness

It has been awhile since I have blogged, and that is because I have been engaging in mindfulness around health issues, quality of life, etc.  While I have missed being here, I have appreciated the quiet time, in the mornings especially, to read, pray,…

Mary Oliver’s Morning Poem

Morning Poem by Mary Oliver   Every morning the world is created. Under the orange sticks of the sun the heaped ashes of the night turn into leaves again   and fasten themselves to the high branches — and the ponds appear like black…

Mary Oliver’s The Messenger

The Messenger My work is loving the world. Here the sunflowers, there the hummingbird— equal seekers of sweetness. Here the quickening yeast; there the blue plums. Here the clam deep in the speckled sand. Are my boots old? Is my coat torn? Am I…