Monthly Archives: June 2016

A Blessing for Today

May you find joy in little things In birdsongs and¬†butterfly wings May you find smiles in those you see Your friends, your colleagues, wee young trees May your health be its level best May you pass the travails of each … Continue reading

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Living Every Moment

When I was young All the elderly people in my life Would always advise me To “live every moment.” But I was young, So of course I didn’t listen. Didn’t pay attention To the value of every moment; Because I … Continue reading

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The Living Waters

Without water There is no us So use it wisely Build the Earth’s future and your children’s trust For water is the source of Earthly life, And God-light the source of every soul’s might. Chaplain Tamar 6.25.16

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Think About It

What you say matters Just as much as what you do. So think about what you’re going to say Before those words come back to bite you. Chaplain Tamar 6.22.16    

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Father’s Day

Today’s the day that we turn to our dads and say: Thank you for putting up with me All these years, each and every day. It means a lot that you did what you did, ‘Cuz if I were you, … Continue reading

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A Hospice Worker’s Daily Prayer

Dear God, Guide my hands, My heart, And mind To do that Which brings comfort to my patients and not be blind To everything they’re going through To everything I need to do. Enable me to be for them Your … Continue reading

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Giving It to God

What does it take for us To turn to God and say: I’ve done all I can, God, Now, do what you may? Faith that we¬†have done all that we could, That we’ve done our best to do the most … Continue reading

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Pennies from Heaven?

If I hadn’t seen it with my own eyes I would never have believed it, But I did. A Bright, Shiny, Cooper penny Dropped As if from the sky Onto the ankle of the woman With whom I was speaking. … Continue reading

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Hate — What Does it Get Ya?

HATE What does it get ya? Sickness of . . . Mind, Body, and Soul; War, Death, and Destruction of: Mother Earth And all Her God-given blessings. Pointless Yet endless. Until Either We do ourselves in Or God does it … Continue reading

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The Ferocious Cat-Dog

Walking along Our favorite rocky road Two young men On camping chairs Lounging in the blistering New Mexico sun Gave my dog the best compliment he’s had in years: “Wow, that looks like one ferocious cat-dog.” To which my mostly … Continue reading

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