Tag Archives: sadness

The Inertia of Sadness

In the same way that one simple thing or another can trigger depression, doing one simple thing can be the start to turning things around. Continue reading

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Full House, Full Hearts

It doesn’t take nineteen people to make a good Thanksgiving… but nineteen people in one house can certainly make a memorable Thanksgiving! Continue reading

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The Sharing of the Centuries

For all of those who have shared, and will continue to share in these expressions of love and mercy, I give thanks. Continue reading

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Moments of Meaning

Moments of joy, moments of pain, moments of great satisfaction. It is their sum that makes our lives and we would not be the same if a single one of them was missing. Continue reading

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A Closer Witness

There is no sense of sky this morning,
just a low-lying grayness that closes in,
shutting off the sense of anything
beyond the near bluffs and hills
just past the creek. Continue reading

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Adjustment

We could hear Tango still whinnying as the truck and trailer disappeared around the curve a quarter-mile away. Continue reading

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