Words into Letters

You are going to feel like hell if you never write the stuff that is tugging on the sleeves in your heart….That is really all you have to offer us, and it’s why you were born.  — Anne Lamott

With Each Breath

With Each Breath

The Sh’ma is the centerpiece of Jewish prayer. As Rabbi David Cooper wrote years ago, “God is a Verb.” Spiritual practice has been a part of my life in one form or another from earliest memories as a child talking to Jesus, to becoming a Jew-by-choice, to sitting in...

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The Leprechaun

The Leprechaun

Sitting there in isle-seat 9D, he was. A smallish fellow, buckled in like a scout ready for adventure. I gently motioned my interest to occupy seat 9F – you know, the one against the window. Gave a smile intended to soften the imposition… when he furrowed his brow and...

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Where the River Bends

Where the River Bends

July 17, 2022, Priest River, Idaho WHERE THE RIVER BENDS Where the river bends, life begins Or perhaps it’s just before, And continues far beyond.   Wildflowers line the banks Regular attendees to an endless parade A seasonal gathering as old as the hills  ...

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