Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Can We Agree?

There Is A Place Beyond Ambition
Mary Oliver

When the flute players
couldn’t think of what to say next

they laid down their pipes,
then they lay down themselves
beside the river

and just listened.
Some of them, after a while,
jumped up
and disappeared back inside the busy town.
But the rest—
so quiet, not even thoughtful—
are still there,

still listening.

Let us walk in the holy presence.

Photo Lectio

It’s not very often that I am attentive enough or quick enough to capture moments like these. The praying mantis is eating a yellow ja...