Posts by jennifer
Two trees growing up in the garden…..
I’ve heard it told of two trees growing up in a garden, two filters, two perspectives, two ways; one a driven religion to be right and know, to category and label living things. Superiority feels like shelter in this system and it demands that those who eat it’s fruit conform. The second tree is freedom…Read More
Thank you note to where I am now……
Dear where and how I am just exactly now, (dear reality) I want to welcome you. And apologize for the cold shoulder I’ve turned instead of the warm embrace that I offer now. Honestly I’ve been scared to accept you because you’re a really uncomfortable place for me and it’s habit to dodge and resist…Read More
The sweet and the sour and fruit on the vine…..
A whole heap of time has swirled past since I last met with you here and I can’t say for sure why except that I’ve opened this laptop often, just brimming with words, that then bottleneck and quickly subside like a low tide falling. I let my fingers stammer for a little while and then…Read More
Of bouquets and brambles and bounty 4 you….
About twenty years ago, when I was in the thick of trying to figure out who am I in the strange and terrible beauty of this life, coming on forty and wondering what of all that I believed was even true enough to haul into the next season – what was real and what would…Read More
Of weakness, wobbles and Winter’s end…..
I have loved being the strong of me, loved being the older one who hefted bags of soil and pots of living things and pruned and dug and tucked and tweaked and lasted long until the work was done. Loved flinging myself headlong into wild dance with the Muse, until my chest heaved wholehearted and…Read More