Tag Archives: children

The Song of God

Children are hungry For the wisdom of the soul, Such wisdom as they can almost remember. The song of god still echoes In their ears, Their shoulders remember wings. We who stand in the power Of half a lifetime’s learning … Continue reading

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Today’s Lesson

Today’s lesson could be compassion: That deep love that holds connection Without should, Playing cards with the homeless In random sheltering doorways.   Today’s lesson could be joy: Running before the fall wind, Eyes full of clear air, Spirits lifting … Continue reading

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Out of the Mouths of Babes: A Reflection on Mothers & Daughters

Out of the Mouths of Babes was inspired by a workshop I just did, and a mother/daughter duo I got to know there. As I reread it, I find it has information and significance for me that goes far beyond … Continue reading

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Feet, Fidgets, and Flyaway Energy

I started a new group yesterday.  I met with eight ten-year old girls at their recess time to share with them some tools for hearing and honoring their own spirits. We began with a meditation, all of two minutes long, … Continue reading

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The Heart of a Bully

I met with a young bully yesterday, a child too young to know such anger or to carry such pain–except that she wasn’t. This young girl showed me her heart, and it was cracked in two. One side held all … Continue reading

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The Garden of Teaching

Like a gardener, Teachers can Choose a sunlit spot, Feed the earth, Be rain, Rejoice in the dance Of humming bees And birds, and Photograph the flowers.

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