just an apprentice

the Word became flesh and dwelt among us...

Tuesday, September 27, 2005

A Shining Moment in the Now


I heard this poem by David Budbill on Writer's Almanac (Garrison Keillor) yesterday. What a great poem!

I feel a need for more of this kind of living--"all day all body and no mind, when I am physically, wholly and completely, in this world..."

Connected to this world with the simple, physical tasks of milking a cow, cutting firewood, doing the last of the fall mowing, changing the oil in a mower, stacking wood..."when I am all body and no mind..."