Category Archives: Ghost Ranch People

Sacred

“You are on sacred land.”

One friend said that to another friend who is at Ghost Ranch.

“You are on sacred land.”

I have said that to friends who are at Ghost Ranch.

“We are on sacred land.”

I have said that when I have been at Ghost Ranch.

All those statements are true. And so is this one:

“All land is sacred.”

Every place.

All called good.

Every acre.

All entrusted to our care.

Every bit.

All land is sacred.

All ground holy,

 

 

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Seek – 8 May 2014

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26 October 2009
Ghost Ranch
Abiquiu, New Mexico

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Lent 45: Far

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Ghost Ranch
Abiquiu, New Mexico
26 October 2009

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Z is for Zaineddin

Mark Z
has served several years
as the chaplain at Ghost Ranch.

This is the only time I resorted to using a person’s name.
Except for Lady.
And she was a horse,
although she and many others would have disputed that.

2 August 2009

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Y is for Yonder

I have no idea what Teresa is saying.
But her gesture does appear direct
Dayna’s attention to something
over yonder.

Lots of yonders fill Ghost Ranch:
places around the bend,
atop the mesa,
down the arroyo.

Places to go,
things to see,
not here,
but yonder.

24 August 2010

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X is for XL and XS

I certainly wouldn’t call them words,
but there they are – on page 1210 of my
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary and Thesaurus.

XL and XS.

It does refer to them as abbr
which I assume is the abbreviation
for abbreviation.

The picture really doesn’t get there,
but the idea is that
people of all sizes –
XL and XS
and between and beyond –
enjoy Ghost Ranch.

I said that some stretching might take place.

9 August 2009

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W is for Walking

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The primary means of transport on the ranch,
walking
affords opportunity for
companionship
solitude
reflection
conversation
soaking in the views
inspiration
and more.

25 October 2009

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V is for Van

They carry class members on field trips;
Youth Service Corps participants to work sites;
College Staff on recreational outings;
opera aficionados to Santa Fe; and
protestors to Los Alamos.

13 July 2011

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U is for Ultimate

At meal time,
and many other times,
an Ultimate player
can find a game
with a view
outside the Ghost Ranch Dining Hall.

9 August 2008

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T is for Teamwork

From the permanent staff
to
the class leaders and members
to
the college staff
to
the Service Corps
to
the planning team for the 2011 Peacemaking Seminar,
teamwork and cooperation are hallmarks
of the Ghost Ranch experience.

So are smiles!

24 September 2011

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