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Ave

I don’t write as often as I should. I just don’t. It seems I have fallen into the social media cycles of venting and expression and empathy and sympathy and even apathy because of saturation of opinions from all sides. … Continue reading

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Bird on a wire

I worked at the nursing home this weekend. I have taken some time off for various reasons and have genuinely missed being around those beautiful people. I’ve missed the staff as much as the residents. I’ve written before about the … Continue reading

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Entry and Exit

Entry and exit are both the same though we call them each by a different name Through birth we enter with wrinkled hands and face longing for the comfort of our mothers embrace blinded by light gasping for breath we … Continue reading

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Right Here. Right Now.

A friend of mine posted these words and I immediately thought, how simple, yet how profound. What if we lived our lives with that mantra. Life is right here. Right now. It is not about our past accomplishments or past … Continue reading

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It’s Been Awhile

https://youtu.be/8q182kWAhiM                                                          I do not know why my past history has been so heavy on my heart the last couple of days. I think I really do know. One of my sisters sent me a photo of my parents graves … Continue reading

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We Are There

When there is jubilation in the room as life is pushed from the womb We are there. If your child scrapes his chin or the bone sticks through the skin We are there. If you are lying in the road … Continue reading

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RISE

they sat in judgment of Him and convicted Him with lies He was sentenced to be scourged to hang on the cross until He died we heard the cries of his mother as they spit upon Him and threw stones … Continue reading

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