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"One Prayer’s Journey Back Home:" On the Sacred Love of Pets.

 WHEREVER Love is, there are quite often strains of Divine Grace in evidence, if one knows how to look, and almost without exception, mystery. A dear friend once shared with me an idea I’ve not forgotten, having to do with … Continue reading

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Art as Prayer.

Katy Pays a Visit. KATY DIMOS RAITS has a special place in my heart. It only feels as if I’ve known her since birth. (For one thing, she was born first!) I had the great honor of marrying  her with … Continue reading

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The Prayer of Horses: A True Story

  A BIRD perched that day within the thick green canopy of the great old trees draped in Spanish moss, peering downward, might have witnessed an unusual gathering far below. All of the horses were there, as usual, but today … Continue reading

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Special Neighbors, Honored Guests.

FOR the last several weeks we’ve enjoyed hosting a truly fine family in our rental property next door here in the Shenandoah neighborhood, which we call “the Mission.” (Web log: http://welcometothemission.net/)  The family consists of two Mommies, Maria and Joni … Continue reading

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In Commemoration of an Excellent Cat, and Friend.

WHEN I recently learned that my friend Michael had been forced to “put down” his feline companion of many years, LB, my heart was struck.  Cats have a most excellent way of knowing when either space/ privacy or comfort is … Continue reading

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We Love Our Mothers…

My Mom Because they choose the hardest and most blessed of paths They choose us   Because they give up so very much, in so many ways, to set upon that path, Yet see our births much more as sunrises … Continue reading

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My Latest Work-in-Progress

  HERE is the explosion of color that seems to have burst forth as of my first sitting, which was the evening of April 18: I’m not the type that generally categorizes my life with reference to dates on a … Continue reading

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