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.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Cosmic Cheerleader

Charged by the people
that he meets and greets

He’s a cosmic cheerleader
an ear with a heart

A friend to the friendless
A light at the door
A young man with an old soul

Words of encouragement
a smile in the heart
with tender hearted caring

Embodying service
on the high watch
in success or defeat

Gratitude…

(In honor of our friend - Dean, at the co-op)

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