Category Archives: faith

Dark, whispered

She held tight to the rough wooden beam as another twisting, breathtaking pain held her. And released her. As the silent figure next to her touched her forehead with a rag, she impatiently swatted his hand away. Wanting him to … Continue reading

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An Ode to the 2nd Grade Gods

Hear me, O Keepers of the #2 pencil. As you roar into view, earth trembling beneath bright-yellow wheels. I am still not ready: I cannot deliver her up to the yawning mouth of your folding, screeching door… Listen, O you … Continue reading

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The cosmic OUGHT

(Dear Reader- it’s been a while since I did a nice thoughtful rant….this felt good!) I read this the other day and have been mulling it over for a while. This is the kind of article that confirms my belief that we are … Continue reading

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I grieve

For a dear friend in mourning…I posted this quote for her a while back. Why is it that we are doomed to sorrow? I think it’s because we love. “To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything, and … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Comin’

Oldie but a goodie…

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In a dream without lightening of eyes I saw them, children of earth, Nations and races arise, Each one after his wise, Signed with the sign of his birth. A slow song beaten and broken, As it were from the … Continue reading

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The number of visitors as of 7:49pm Eastern, to my post about St. Patrick’s from last year. (And, dearest Amy, a whopping 27 of them visited the full poem- every little bit, right??) Happy St. Patty’s, all!

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