I found, Without desiring to find That without Covid-infection One can be, will be, pandemic-changed Shifted by the very axis In ways defiant of definition. So I know, all this time (how much time?) later, that I move at 3/4 speed by comparison I speak at 1/2 speed of before I think on occasion, ifContinue reading “Reset”
June 30 was my birthday. It marked the date on which I became two years older than my father was when he retired in 1990. Two years older than when he retired. Some years back, I used to choose a kind of theme for each new year of my life, summed up in a fewContinue reading “Hold it gently.”
Why could we not have found it in our hearts to care enough for one another, even the strangers, to slow down one more time . . .
Dear Jesus Good and gentle and faithful Shepherd Look down upon our mother And with her, upon all those who are living in situations like hers, in places set aside for care and under assault by sordid virus in these days And upon all those who lovingly and courageously give care there Dear Jesus, bendContinue reading “A Prayer for One and Many”