Category Archives: Poetry

A Calm and Hopeful Fog

In the dense closeness of last night’s fog, I could imagine angels singing to shepherds in the mist… Continue reading

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The Hard Truths of Winter Remodeling

While it might be true that the best things in life are free, most of the pretty good ones take a lot of hard work! Continue reading

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A Greater Hope

Even when it might be tempting to start looking for gopher wood and patching tar, we should keep in mind that hope, faith and love outlast every disaster. Continue reading

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18th Hole

The image that Kristi described of Brian reaching up toward heaven as he died reminds me of what my sister Patsy said about our mother’s final hours… Love the image! Continue reading

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Indian Summer

One way of feeling more grown up is doing the work of grown-ups. Funny how the privileges are more appealing than the responsibilities, eh? Continue reading

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Watching Death

Among the things that I admire is the devotion of women and men to one another in those final hours. Continue reading

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Praise Beyond the Day

Even as the rising sun gives light to a new day, you have given me hope, O, Lord. Continue reading

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