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weaving the tapestry – reweaving threads unweaving

the incense of suffering (to the Muses of muses and her shadows)   “There is nothing in my self that can be relied on.”  -St. Teresa of Avila     my hart said to my harts there is nothing at … Continue reading

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weaving the tapestry – duet v with himani

  (note: we have been a Benedictine Oblate (OSB) – that is to say, a secular contemplative – for about twenty years now.  at the hart of Benedictine Spiritual Practice is Lectio Divina, deep insight contemplation of sacred psalms.  to … Continue reading

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the dutch mirror – geen andere muze

(english version below) geen andere muze (Aan De Geliefde) “Maar ik denk altijd dat de beste manier om te weten van God is liefde van vele dingen.” -Vincent Van Gogh     maanloze maanloze de woestenij van de nacht er … Continue reading

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the dutch mirror – The Beloved is the Rose of roses

The Beloved is the Rose of roses “Search, no matter what situation you are in. O thirsty one, search for water constantly.  Finally, the time will come when you will reach the spring.”                                 -Unknown    When first I fell in love … Continue reading

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the dutch mirror – a darker womb

a darker womb (a paradelle* for mara) “The familiar waters below my warm hand.” -Billy Collins you will recall your love is a phoenix somewhere somewhere you will recall your love is a phoenix on a basket weaving flames already … Continue reading

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the dutch mirror – with just such a kiss

with just such a kiss (ruminations on the winter solstice) “….unwished for or wished for there is only longing for itself…forever and ever attempting to define and imagine itself…” -Mira Baartmans Valentine with….

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gully good synergy – on faerie wings (awakenings)

on faerie wings (awakenings) “…something is there, hidden in the deep but whose child it is i do not know it came even before God.” -Lao Tzu   you that increase my span on gully wings with the ear of … Continue reading

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