Category Archives: Mornings with Mary

Decision

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Native American Virgin and Christ Child, Mission San Antonio de Pala, Pala, California
 


terrified teen mom
decides to keep her baby—
planets go astray

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Guardian

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La Virgen de Guadalupe at a wayside shrine, Ajo, Arizona
 


guardian
keeping pilgrims’ feet
from death-ways
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
Praying for pond frogs,
Lady of the Lily Pads
inspires them to chant.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Inn

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La Virgen de Guadalupe at a wayside shrine, Ajo, Arizona
 


The faithful draw near,
hoping to learn life’s secrets—
old inn of desire.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Weaving

Virgin in disguise
Fábrica La Aurora, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


how a wise mother
weaves her children’s tomorrows
using threads of chance

 
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Monsoon Dancer

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Sacred Heart Church, Farmington, New Mexico
 


When you deign to dance,
my Lady of the Monsoons,
every desert blooms.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Keeper

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Sacred Heart Church, Farmington, New Mexico
 


mystery keeper—
not divulging everything
in her mind or heart

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Keeper

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One of thousands of tributes left for the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who perished June 30th in the Yarnell Hill Fire, at a memorial fence in Prescott, Arizona
 
Thou tellest my wanderings: put thou my tears into thy bottle: are they not in thy book?
Psalm 56:8, King James Version
 


Tell the wanderers
that their tears are safe with Me,
the Keeper of Love.

 
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Riversong

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Sacred Heart Church, Farmington, New Mexico
 


riversong flowing
through a dry and thirsty land—
holiness abloom

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Power

Virgin de Guadalupe
Virgin of Guadalupe by native artisan, Galeria Atotonilco, Atotonilco, Guanajuato, México
 


Not by willpower,
but by your power, Lady,
we will journey on.

 
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Be

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Virgin of Guadalupe mosaic by artist Anado McLauchlin, La Cieneguita, Guanajuato, México
 


Her one ambition:
serving God with all her heart—
“Be it unto me…”

 
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