The counsel of trees

Poem by Dana Littlepage Smith

'...into the green burn of silence, the about to happen...' | Photo: by Aaron Burden on Unsplash.

Live adventurously. When choices arise, do you take the way that offers the fullest opportunity for the use of your gifts in the service of God and the community ? Let your life speak. When decisions have to be made, are you ready to join with others in seeking clearness, asking for God’s guidance and offering counsel to one another?

Advices & queries 27

Not attainment. And not always upward:
the pendulous rag-ends of autumn on Aspen.

The Monterey pine, wind-dandled, three-needled,
giving itself away. Adventure: no more and no less

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