Morning Prayer 37/100. Scratch outs

“Scratch outs. It’s important to hold the line on scratch outs.” Speaking was the department chairperson at the school where I began as an English teacher. He went on to explain that no paper was to be accepted if scratch outs that were total blackouts of a word or phrase. “Only single line scratch outs can […]

Posted on September 22, 2015 at 5:30 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Morning Prayer 36/100. Skinned knees

Skinned knees were a pretty common occurrence before I was 10 years old. Not so common now, they happen still. Fortunately, the older I’ve gotten, the fewer knee-first falls. While I don’t recall specifics of the long-ago scrapes, I do have clear memories of the latest few. Those recollections let me know these are different from my childhood abrasions […]

Posted on September 21, 2015 at 5:00 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Morning Prayer 35/100. Flashlight blessing.

My flashlight blessing this morning sticks in my mind.* Alex and I were walking well before dawn. Quite dark. I was carrying the short, almost pocket-sized flashlight. Alex had situated himself, leg-raised, alongside a mailbox post. I saw in the darkness a leaf by the curb. Loving the crisp crackle-crunch from stepping on a dried […]

Posted on September 16, 2015 at 9:13 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Morning Prayer 34/100. Beyond words

Tao is beyond words. and beyond understanding. Wayne Dyer’s transition 2 weeks ago led me back to his books, several of which I read long ago. I was drawn to one I have not read: Living the Wisdom of the Tao. And as I read about it, scanned it on Amazon, I decided not to […]

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