Monthly Archives: March 2011

Rainforest News # 74

H ungry A ngry L onely T ired (From AA 12 Step Program) 4×4 #4–Halt Halt – before you speak Halt–think carefully first Halt–consider your needs Halt–always be kind *********************** 4×4 #5–Bitterness Bitterness is unexpressed anger Growing, festering, exploding, killing Resolve … Continue reading

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Loving Words

Words Abusive, foul Wound the soul Others and ourselves, too Speak only loving, honest words

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Endurance

Endurance a must When you fail, just try again Each success a step!

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Rainforest News #73

I am a volunteer at Santa Branca, an ecological project in central Brazil. Our little school is comprised mainly of children with special needs who come from the rural towns nearby. This is a picture of two of our children … Continue reading

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God Thinks of Everything

Why do you worry about everything big and small, filling your mind with “what ifs” that never come, fears made of smoke? God made this world with incredible attention to detail, balance, beauty and design. Do you think that since … Continue reading

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Rainforest News #72

4×4 #2 I’m running so fast, I can not stop, Why I don’t know. Life is a blur! *************************** Yes, there is a me, and, of course, there is a you, But we = one! *************************** See saw up and … Continue reading

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Life Manifesting #3 –Take Back Your Power

The fear you meet on your path is your dark. The purpose of our lives is to seek and grow. The collective global fear is being in charge of oneself. We give away our power of decision-making to others. Step … Continue reading

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Rocking Chair

How many miles did she rock each day? My grandmother’s chair never stopped. Shelling peas, laughing chats with neighbors who stopped by and sat with a pan of peas in their laps. There were miles to be rocked, life to … Continue reading

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Cock’s Crow

Cock crows announce the dawn, sliver of moon, confetti of stars, a stillness of anticipation, like lovers who pause before a kiss. What will this day bring? Each day of life a precious gift. One by one they come, then … Continue reading

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Rainforest News #71

  News Dark, gloomy Depressing, lying, frightening Media sells its soul Propaganda! *************************************** This is one form of cinquain poetry in which the following format is observed: Line One: one noun Line Two: two adjectives Line Three: three “ing” words … Continue reading

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Crooked Road

Where are you going little road that twists, turns back on itself, then shoots forward with glee? Over mountains, past well tended farms, meandering by trout-filled brooks, avoiding cities, dark and dirty, the crooked road explores it all. What do … Continue reading

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Golden Wheat

Fields of golden wheat breezes bending, sun sparkling bread of life for us all. One tiny grain seems too small to feed the world, but combined with others can fill bellies and hearts around the globe.

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Your Words, My Pen

Poet Supreme, put your words in my heart, my mind, my pen. Thousands around the world are awakening to Your voice. May we reach out our hands to form a chain of Love. Fill us with Your Light, that we … Continue reading

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Rainforest News #70

*************************************** Applause–good to hear Sounds like music to our ears But first, we must do! ************************************** ************************************ Waltz with me tonight Lovely dreams of yesteryear Music of the soul! ************************************* ************************************* Jacks, game of the past Many hours we did … Continue reading

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The Axe

The mighty axe swings, muscles across the back ripple as the axe finds its mark. A rhythm develops, swing-chop, swing-chop, soon the ancient tree falls shaking the earth and shouting its dying cry. The man lovingly cuts wood for his … Continue reading

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The Bugle

The bugle sounds to start the day and plays TAPS to begin the night. We announce our intentions on New Year-s Day to start anew. Soon forgotten are these promises, another year slips by, wasted dreams, broken vows of things … Continue reading

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Compliments

The bitter taste of a false compliment lingers long on the tongue of the giver, and harsh on the ear of the receiver. Do not seek to ingratiate yourselves with words you do not mean. Better to be silent than … Continue reading

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Rainforest News #69

Bread baking, cake making House smells so good! Thunder clapping, rain tapping, I’d stop time if I could! ************************************ No one ever died Wishing they had done more work Go play while you can! *********************************** Take a day of rest … Continue reading

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Grace

We receive through grace Unmerited gift of God Accept — be grateful!

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How Precious Your Love

How precious is Your love, I wake up to find You near. Your presence surrounds me; Your scent is in the air. I rest in Your arms, eat golden honey from Your hand, sing my love for You, weep tears … Continue reading

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Our Angry Mother

Mother Earth is angry, filled with vengeance and wrath. She is slow to anger, but her power is great. She never lets the guilty go unpunished; we all share her displeasure. Whirlwinds, pounding waves that droughts and fire; who can … Continue reading

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Prophcey #4 — Balance

A fine line has always existed between genius and insanity, good and evil, dark and light; all are two sides of the coin. A fine balance is what you seek, that space where you know each well. It is then … Continue reading

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Sin

Sin, a guilt-producing word Thoughts are sinful, too There’s no escape Now what? Love!

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Rainforest News #68

The jaguar slipped by He was gone before my shout Horses jumped in fear. ******************************** Unrelenting rain Washing mud into the well Cow piles slide in, too! ******************************* ******************************* Sardines for breakfast I can not do; bagels are fine Crème … Continue reading

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Faith and Hope

I hope my husband remembers to bring milk. He has never forgotten anything I asked him to bring. I have faith that he’ll bring milk. Why isn’t it that simple with God? I ask for something and hope I’ll get … Continue reading

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