Category Archives: Photos


News: Secret Club

    I promise to take care of my sisters. I promise to take care of my sisters all the time. I will help my mother take care of my sisters. If I don’t keep […]


Light as a Feather

            “Hope” is the thing with feathers – That perches in the soul – And sings the tune without the words – And never stops – at all . . […]


On the Fence

            The ordinary saints, the ones we know . . . When shall we see them? Who can truly show Whilst still rough-hewn, the God who shapes our ends? Who […]



        [T]he more souls who resonate together, the greater the intensity of their love, and, mirror-like, each soul reflects the other.   Dante Alighieri Purgatorio xv, 67-75 (trans. Stephen Mitchell)     […]


Coffee Mug

              Coffee is a lot more than just a drink; it’s something happening . . . like an event, a place to be, but not like a location, but […]


Dish Drainer

          It’s all ordinary experience, All ordinary images. By chance they emerge in a dream, Turning out infinite new patterns.   “Dream and Poetry” Hu Shih  


Christmas Angel

              We hear the Christmas angels The great glad tidings tell O come to us, abide with us Our Lord Emmanuel.   “O Little Town of Bethlehem” Traditional Christmas […]


Holiday Shopping

            There may be pink with white or white with rose Or there may be white with rose and pink with mauve Or even there may be white with yellow […]


Virgin of Guadalupe

       Hear me and understand well, my little son, that nothing should frighten or grieve you. Let not your heart be disturbed. . . . Am I not here, who is your Mother? […]



       I come into the presence of still water . . .I rest in the grace of the world, and am free. “The Peace of Wild Things”Wendell Berry 



          The laced-head[s] . . . Of the elderberry flowers Curtsied in acknowledgement . . . Of a new day . . . Filled with promises   “Elderberry flowers” Daniel Human […]


Kwan Yin

      Kwan Yin, I invoke Thy sovereign Light, The Divine Jewel of the Sacred Lotus . . . Shine Thy Divine light on my way, Illumine my steps, oh Beloved Mother of Mercy. […]



          What shape was this who came to us, With basilisk eyes so ominous . . . We saw her wavering to and fro, Through dark and wind we saw her […]


Feather Dancer

              I, a quetzal feather, a bird of the flowering water, I flow in celebration.   “Teponaztli Drum Song” Cantares Mexicanos #50 Nezahualcoyotl (Hungry Coyote)  


Slow Release

          O hushed October morning mild, Begin the hours of this day slow . . . Beguile us in the way you know; Release one leaf at break of day; At […]



    Beyond the park, there were fields, with a continuous shimmer of butterfly wings over a shimmer of flowers . . . which now rapidly pass by me in a kind of colored haze, […]



Oh, a wonderful horse is the Fly-Away Horse – Perhaps you have seen him before; Perhaps, while you slept, his shadow has swept Through the moonlight that floats on the floor. . . .   […]


Glass Fish

        Here we have thirst and patience, from the first, and art, as in a wave held up for us to see in its essential perpendicularity . . .   “An Egyptian […]



        God lives on the other side . . . but through the slit where the barrier doesn’t quite touch ground, manages still to squeeze in – as filtered light, splinters of […]


Aztec Dancer

              [W]e must shake the rattle of rhyme to deceive time and wake the soul.   “The Earth with a New Mist” A Tree Within Octavio Paz