A friend is holding a blessing circle, hosting us over zoom to celebrate in advance of the delivery date. For the newborn we send our individual prayers and petitions: "Every form of catechesis would do well to attend to the 'way of beauty' ( via pulchritudinis) .--Pope Francis, The Joy of the Gospel no. 167 Makers of love child, your knowing dream, towing you in these Niagara moments-- In these storied nights swift approaching, as you lay tossed like a leaf on a river, may you together awe in the speeding quiet current. In the Niagara a moment comes-- the horizon surrenders-- May you, under the hypnosis of your sighs, womb churning, may you still find freedom when the incentive to live and grow is required. Far from it -- the falls which still roars--still the gravity which bears you swiftly on in the settling in, you will know you will make it work-- turns falling in their course, trusts latch, sustenances moving into this new birth. As a leaf whorls past those whirl
Leg Squat blog welcomes you to a growing portfolio of middle school fairytales and young children stories. See the archive for articles related to Prophetic Nuclear Disarmament or Prayer Against Torture. The title is a play on the combined meanings of the prefix Leg- (Latin legere) to gather, choose, pluck, read: lectern, lecture. Squat. -n. The lair of a hare.