Most every work day for more than 11 years, Dena wrote a love note, poem or other thought, on a napkin - and tucked it in Marshal's lunch - a ritual of the heart. At the beginning of 2009, Marshal started typing them up. It became our practice to share the Daily Napkin with you, OUR ritual of the heart. Then, in October 2015, Marshal retired, so the whole dynamic changed. Dena took several months to re-evaluate and decide what she was going to do. Since she is also simplifying, she is in the process of incorporating all 8 (including this one) websites into one. With that in mind, the poetry of the napkin is now joined with her art and/or photography images. May you enjoy them. May they feed your spirit.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Guava Squirrel

"Day in and day out
as an expression of infinite source
an artesian spring of love,
my heart overflows
bubbling over with sweet joy
Blessed beyond measure
by gratitudes grace..."
Thus, thought squirrel
without the words
in his tiny moment of contemplation
before partaking of guava
praying over natural bounty

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