Month: February 2011

  • Sitting here a minute with my grand daughter

    Bird Droppings February 16, 2011 Sitting a bit with my grand daughter It has been some time since I was alone at home. My sons have all gone about their own business, be it school, marriage, work and or combinations of the three. Seems recently I am home alone although any more home alone means […]

  • Searching for a window

    Bird Droppings February 14-15, 2011 Searching for a window I woke up very early today as my dog was barking to go out and I walked out on my back porch only to catch a glimpse of the moon sliding behind the tree line. As I walked out a great three quarter moon was slipping […]

  • Listening to stillness

    Bird Droppings February 13, 2011 Listening to stillness I was sitting alone this morning as I do most mornings the ambient temperature is still a bit too cold to hear many early morning sounds down in the bottoms along the stream or towards the field. The air was still saving for a single car leaving […]

  • Is there room for politics when people are hurting?

    Bird Droppings February 11, 2011 Is there room for politics when people are hurting? Earlier in the morning as I went out after reading a friends note on acclimating to the cold I was standing outside pondering the day ahead in my shorts and t-shirt and it hit me I was freezing my butt off, […]

  • More snow and silence

    Bird Droppings February 10, 2011 More snow and silence “I have never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers.” Henry David Thoreau, Solitude, Walden, 1854 There has been an attraction for me […]

  • Trying to understand the word courage

    Bird Droppings February 9, 2011 Trying to understand the word courage I walked outside just a few minutes ago to a clear cold sky. Stars scattered about over my head and my dog running trying to chase the phantom coyote wrapping the lead around my ankles. A few days ago we were to have another […]

  • Courage is more than an act it is living

    Bird Droppings February 8, 2011 Courage is more than an act it is living Today I was out and about much earlier than normal which got me off to a later writing and pondering time than usual. Traditionally I start each morning going through emails and checking blog sites for news. Over the past years […]

  • Interconnectivity of all that is

    Bird Droppings February 7, 2011 Interconnectivity of all that is “Every footstep is the journey. Every sight, every sound, every touch and taste and smell with which we are blessed is the journey. All of the colors before us are the journey, and we are the journey. May we always keep our feet on Mother […]

  • We are where we need to be NOW

    Bird Droppings February 5, 2011 We are where we need to be NOW “St. Therese’s Prayer: May today there be peace within. May you trust your highest power that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith. May you use those gifts […]

  • Solitude is within ones soul and heart

    Bird Droppings February 2, 3, and now 4, 2011 Solitude is within ones soul and heart “No person, standing before this mystery, has the wisdom or the knowledge to see across the curtain. But for those who stand before their dead with aching hearts and tear filled eyes, one affirmation endures..one truth remains…and one light […]