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The World Needs

It seems to me the world needs more gentleness, more fiercely forgiving hearts that cannot be made to live in anger. Continue reading

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Goodness Born of Tragedy

Cowboys riding through water five feet deep, people wading to houses, truck drivers pushing through floodwaters… courage, love and unity… Continue reading

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Blessing for 2015

May this New Year find you near to those you love; even though the miles may keep you far away, may you be as close as light is to day within each other’s hearts. May this New Year bring you … Continue reading

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Boston Marathon, 2013

Shards of smoke and fire,
a burning blasting of glass and metal,
yells of horror:
a shock wave of disbelief Continue reading

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Isaac Makes Landfall

In the surge of the storm
one finds a focus
so easily lost
in the days of ordinary ease
and comfort. Continue reading

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Holding to Hope

There is, sometimes,
a fine line between hope and madness,
a keen edge between the ledge of despair
and believing
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Easing Over

It is never easy to let go, to know that the last conversation upon this earth has been had. Continue reading

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