“Shield the Joyous”

This past week I’ve felt myself the beneficiary of a prayer offered by and with so  many of my friends and companions in our evening or night prayers.  It goes,”Keep watch, dear Lord, with those who work, or watch, or weep this night, and give thine angels...

Brood 10 Cicadas – living inside wonder!

I remember the last time brood 10 emerged — featured in the “Poem of the Season” and here Walking in Rock Creek Park yesterday I had time and space to just watch and wonder – some had just emerged from the amazing array of holes they punch in...