geologists and miners use the elegant term
'angle of repose'
to describe the precise angle
at which a boulder will rest on the side of a hill,
rather than tumble downward.
I think of that image as the point at which
prayer and action meet."
~ Philip Yancey
Prayer Does It Make a Difference
I choose all.
if you want it badly enough.
You can be anything you want to be,
have anything you desire,
you set out to accomplish--
if you will hold to that desire
with singleness of purpose."
~ Robert E. Lee
up to where you're bravely working.
Expecting the worst, you look, and instead,
here's the joyful face you've been wanting to see.
Your hand opens and closes and opens and closes.
if it were always a fist or always stretched open,
you would be paralyzed.
Your deepest presence
is in every small contracting and expanding,
The two as beautifully balanced and coordinated
~ Jalaluddin Rumi
"To Love deeply in one direction
makes us more loving in all others."
~ Anne-Sophie Swetchine
After all this time,
The sun never says to the earth,
'You owe Me.'
Look at what happens
With a love like that,
It lights the whole sky."
Cloudless sky awash in twilight blue, glows gold along my ridge. Venus winks a fanciful dream above. I wait, happy, for the sunrise... Now everything is golden. The sky, my heart, this day...