Labor Day

Labor Day July 13, 2020

I was drowning in a dream
when the storm cleared and I was
lifted to the surface. I woke to find
your hand on my heart. You’ve
always had the power to calm
what you touch. Like the baby
bluebird you held last summer.
I sighed to still be here, like a dream
allowed to find one more dreamer.
With your hand on my chest, I was
immune to fear. I wish I could
do this for you. You say we have
different gifts. I only know that

when it’s time, I want your hand
on my heart so I can make it
to the other side.

A Question to Walk With: Tell the story of a time when someone’s touch saved you from a situation or from yourself.

*Photo Credit: Unsplash

On August 29 Mark will be offering a free reading and conversation on centered on the theme Growing in Place: Strengthening Our Roots (Aug 29, 2020, 1-3PM ET). Registration info is at

He is also offering 3-session webinar in October called More Together Than Alone: The Power and Spirit of Community (Oct 4, 11, 18, 2020, 1-2:30PM ET).

Registration for the this webinar will open Sept 1 at If you’re moved to join either of these, Mark looks forward to meeting you.


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