|(Photo by Karen Streveler, OSB)|
and stayed there for more than half an hour looking and listening.
standing on a tiny round space, a blackbird took the stand.
such stability of place! such freedom to move within their circumscribed orbits!
the branches. I remembered one of our Schola directors telling us to sing chant that way: “on top of the note, like the birds approach their destination; and therefore, not flat, neither distorting the chant nor
hurting ears sensitive to pitch!
I’ll keep on looking and listening. Tonight I’ll be grateful to read God’s signature in the sunset!