All God’s creatures

If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.” ~ St. Francis of Assisi I tried venturing back to the beach this weekend, but there are still more people than seagulls. More than once…

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A worthy life

Nestled among pines ‘Neath a shroud of fragrant leaves Rest in peace good friend Haiku Friday is hosted by Lou at LouCeeL. Surrounding a small, rustic chapel in the woods, a pet cemetery spreads out under the pines. Handmade markers, bearing the names of beloved dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, turtles, pay homage to these animal…

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All creatures, great and small

Tucked away among the underbrush bordering the bayou, sitting under the shade of scrub pines and pin oaks, sits a small, unassuming chapel. Shuttered doors open into the one-room sanctuary. A lone crude wooden pew faces a small lectern, adorned with a simply cross and a tarnished chalice. Folk art murals depicting the wildlife of…

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