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Sister Hog, Brother Tree, and the Voice of Copper: a Celebration of Long Labor and Process

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Holy, the Lesser Saints

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the lesser saints

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weave their quiet

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agile stories

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amongst the lives

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of greater lights

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the color

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upon their brows

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they do not cry out

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they do not turn

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hearts raised like rafters

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heavenward

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forever orbiting

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tireless in quest

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the sphere of your glory

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to enter and remain

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bring newer life

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from ancient tribes

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all in anticipation

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groaning in the yearning

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their own eternal ribbon voice

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those who have ears…

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let them hear

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bring your longing

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bring your capacity

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for fullness

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in the life of the soil

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countless prophets

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behold and know

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see and have understanding

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awaken, members of wholeness

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you are provision

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you are appointed

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little lights, you are His

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lesser saints

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holding up mountains

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echoes of distant voice

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priests of the eternal present

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fierce and strange

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are the quiet ones

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in silent witness

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givers of the heart of God

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receiving and giving from the heart of God

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celebrating mystery in plain-ness

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in infinite variety and order

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teach the spiritual truths of rest and labor

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sweat and awe

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all from silent knees and horns

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in the unending world, glory will be known forever

White Oak and Cherry

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A bowl for Clive, a mantle for Tanner, and a spoon and a saddle (I am only responsible for the plaque, which is in hedge and walnut) for Harold.  This weeks bonus image is a little tree frog freshly emerged from my son’s tadpole nursery.  I trust you’ll forgive so many images of one bowl when you consider how stunning the character of the grain is from every angle.