Come walk with my friend and experience the sacred magic of a walk in nature!!
we cleared the day, i and the friend i love. i and the friend who these days is measuring her life bar by bar. each interlude of each day, each interlude when she can muster the strength to be up and not down. each interlude when the ravages of beating back cancer don’t hold her in their impossible grip.
my friend is one of the ones, blessed ones, who has slipped behind the screen, the opaque screen that so often keeps all of us from seeing the sacred, breathing the sacred, filling our lungs with all that is holy.
she sees everything now.
she’d written me an email that felt almost like haiku, so spare, so distilled to the essence.
she wrote: “blessings, blessings, more blessings. every minute is bonus. sun. birds. now.”
i listened. with those few words as my prompt, i cleared the day of whatever was due…
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