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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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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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Shepherds-Part I

If the shepherds had not been doing what they always did, they would not have received the news from angels. The real power of great lives is in simply doing ordinary things… with extraordinary love, devotion and attention. Continue reading

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Grizzly Encounter

They first saw the grizzly, upwind and upslope of them, from nearly a half-mile away. They knew right away it had seen them, too. Continue reading

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Brent Young, Rider for Christ

Electrocution,
fibromyalgia,
divorce,
addictions,
disabilities,
and an even longer list
should someone want to twist
the meaning of his life
into the past fifty years
instead of the future. Continue reading

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Direction from a Hitchhiker–Part II

When a man with eleven kids and twenty-five grandkids talks about what he thinks people will like, I’m inclined to listen. Continue reading

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From Dust, Angels

Held to earth
by body and breath,
rarely eager for the death
that brings us that final release, Continue reading

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