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Golden Door 2014 by Drea A golden door of incandescent brilliance, patience equanimity, and resolute with knowledge and respect. Radiant life energy to honor limitless love in glorious space.  http://dreajensengallery.artistwebsites.com/featured/golden-door-2014-drea-jensen.html

Golden Door 2014 by Drea
A golden door of incandescent brilliance, patience equanimity, and resolute with knowledge and respect. Radiant life energy to honor limitless love in glorious space.
http://dreajensengallery.artistwebsites.com/featured/golden-door-2014-drea-jensen.html

In Praise of Craziness, of a Certain Kind
by Mary Oliver

On cold evenings
my grandmother,
with ownership of half her mind-
the other half having flown back to Bohemia-

spread newspapers over the porch floor
so, she said, the garden ants could crawl beneath,
as under a blanket, and keep warm,

and what shall I wish for, for myself,
but, being so struck by the lightning of years,
to be like her with what is left, that loving.

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