Category: COLLABORATION/DAILY OFFERING

TREE BRANCH SWAYS SLOWLY

January 28th, 2022 IT’S BEEN A WHILE! Here is what Louise sent me yesterday: LA CITATION/OFFERING “En ce début de matinée, l’herbe haute embuée de givre tend sur le paysage une écume glacée, immobile; au sommet de la colline, une lumière irréelle perce le… Continue Reading “TREE BRANCH SWAYS SLOWLY”

WONDERMENT

Friday, January 14th, 2022 LA CITATION/OFFERING: In the preface of a graphic novel given to her by a friend, Louise found the following quote: “”Un songe d’âge d’or, un mirage d’innocence champêtre, artiste ou poétique, m’a prise dès l’enfance et m’a suivie dans l’âge… Continue Reading “WONDERMENT”

WHAT WE LEAVE BEHIND

Monday, December 27th, 2021 Though it arrives a few days later, what with all of the commotion of the Holidays, here is Louise’s most recent offering: CITATION/OFFERING: From The Princess [Sweet and low, sweet and low] Alfred Lord Tennyson – 1809-1892 Sweet and low, sweet… Continue Reading “WHAT WE LEAVE BEHIND”

COURAGE IS THE MEASURE OF…

Friday, December, 17th 2021 Here is Louise’s most recent offering. It’s from David Whyte’s collection of reflections, Consolations. As luck would have it, I own this book. I bought a copy almost three years ago, not long after my journey with illness officially began.… Continue Reading “COURAGE IS THE MEASURE OF…”

A TREMBLING OF THE HEART

Monday, December 6th, 2021 A few days ago, Louise sent me the following quote, saying only that she had been moved by it. The words are those of the Dalai Lama. Naturally, Louise sent them to me in the language in which she read… Continue Reading “A TREMBLING OF THE HEART”

SING YOUR HEART OUT

Thursday, November 25th, 2021 From Louise, a few days ago: Bonjour! pour alimenter Aubade, voici un propos de Mary Oliver qui m’a plu! Chanter, un rêve pour moi qui n’ai pas de voix mais je me permets en privé! Je recommence à chanter et… Continue Reading “SING YOUR HEART OUT”

ESCAPE

Friday, November 19th, 2021 These are anxious times and Louise, who has made or had to accept major changes in her life–especially this past year–has been actively seeking out ways to help her manage the sense of malaise, and of vulnerability, that has cast… Continue Reading “ESCAPE”

THE ESSENCE OF FRIENDSHIP

Friday, November 12th, 2021 On Wednesday evening, Louise sent me a message that kept me in suspense till the next day: Allo! je viens de trouver un propos sur l’amitié et l’amour qui m’a séduite! je t’en fais part demain! (LC) Translation: “Hello! I… Continue Reading “THE ESSENCE OF FRIENDSHIP”

OF THE SOUL…

COLLABORATION NO. 320 Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021 Last night, Louise sent me this in a Message: Je viens de trouver un propos pour toi, amoureuse des mots et du sens qu’ils ont! (LC) Translation: I’ve just found a subject for you, who are a… Continue Reading “OF THE SOUL…”

SOMEWHERE, A FIELD

October 29th, 2021 In response to my request for a fresh quote (we have slowed down; life has complicated things), Louise sent me the passage below, which she introduced this way: Je ne peux te dire pourquoi mais cette pensée m’a profondément troublée ce… Continue Reading “SOMEWHERE, A FIELD”