Tag: seed

a meditation from Vigen Guroian’s Inheriting Paradise

How Love burns through the Putting in the Seed On through the watching for that early birth When, just as the soil tarnishes with weed, The sturdy seedling with arched body comes Shouldering its way and shedding the earth crumbs. ~from Robert Frost’s “Putting… Continue Reading “a meditation from Vigen Guroian’s Inheriting Paradise”

the “isness” of others

O Creator Lord, let me feel the “isness” of things and people, without resistance, without trying to impose my own pattern upon them or exploit them for selfish ends. Let me welcome them, enjoy them, value them, love them, for what they are and… Continue Reading “the “isness” of others”

i am a seed, unfolding

This morning as I stretch and breathe and practice yoga, I begin in child’s pose, resting my body on the ground and connecting to that which is below me.  As I move slowly upward and outward, my body unfolds like a new seed sprouting… Continue Reading “i am a seed, unfolding”

here a chick, there a chick–chickens and gardens

As the chickens and I spent several hours out on the farm yesterday, I realized that the sisters are really learning their way around the gardens and woods.  When they hear a hawk call out, they run and search for bugs under low growing… Continue Reading “here a chick, there a chick–chickens and gardens”