Posts by joereilly

Ordway Elementary

Ordway Elementary

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Sarkozy with Mom and Dad

Sarkozy with Mom and Dad

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Waging Love

Waging Love I see you appear Weighed down by your money and your fear Ignorance and insecurity Trying so desperately to be happy and free By clinging on to power and control over your sisters and brothers Threatening the life of our very Earth Mother Exploiting her as you do her daughters Polluting and selling and controlling our waters I see you and you’re breaking my heart Tearing families...

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The Hope of Spring

Winter has been hanging on here in Michigan, even though we are already into the first few weeks of spring. Cold temperatures and even some April snow showers have cast a shadow on our optimism and hope. Do we really believe this season will spring forth with new life? Will the ice finally melt and the water flow freely? Will we walk outside again in short sleeves and feel warm? At the same time,...

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Being Peace

Let your heart open wide Let your heart open wide Pour out all the love inside That you’ve tried to hide And let your heart open wide Snow covers the Michigan landscape like a peaceful blanket, reminding me of the beauty of stillness and the importance of slowing my pace. Although there is always an endless list of things to do, winter invites me to focus more on being rather than doing. How...

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