"As kingfishers catch fire, dragonflies draw flame; / [ . . . ] Each mortal thing does one thing and the same: / Deals out that being indoors each one dwells; / Selves -- goes itself; 'myself' it speaks and spells, / Crying 'What I do is me; for that I came'." --Gerard Manley Hopkins
14 October 2011
Phoebe hung in the sky this morning like a luminescent jewel, like the promise of God's providence lighting my way into the day . . .