Donna Schaper

How is a public ritual a clearing?

“The Clearing” by Martha Postlethwaite.

Do not try to save

the whole world

or do anything grandiose.

Instead, create

a clearing

in the dense forest

of your life

and wait there,

Patiently,

until the song

that is your life

falls into your own…

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Donna Schaper

Donna Schaper

Donna Schaper is Pastor of the Orient Congregational Church and writes avocationally as the Dolly Mama. She is an irregular Baptist and UCC Clergy person.