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Spoke Van Winkle

Sometimes, the part that’s sore isn’t the only part that needs some rest… Continue reading

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The Peace of Gratitude

How peaceful and refreshing to end our days with a reflection of appreciation and gratitude. Continue reading

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Night Planting

Sometimes even after a long, tiring day, close conversation is better than sleep. Continue reading

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A Hint of Consideration

A trucker’s Jake Brakes got me to thinking early this morning about how easy it is for us to become so absorbed with our own interests and activity that we fail to take time to think about how a particular thing might affect others. Continue reading

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Peaceful Risings

Some mornings,
our rising comes early
and we wake to gentle dawn,
our hearts as at rest
as silent silhouettes of elm and locust Continue reading

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Bailout

On the other hand, being a privileged person in a privileged society, I believe there are other options. I could contact my elected officials and propose that this section of the highway should be re-routed in such a way as to eliminate any irritation to me and inflict it upon my neighbors. Continue reading

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A Whisper of Faith

ool air eases in through the window,
something less than a breeze,
just a soft flowing of the night. Continue reading

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Noise Machine

The distractions of our busy-ness may be keeping us from alerting to the signals of more important issues: a child needing something more than fifteen minutes help with homework, a neighbor on the brink of despair, Continue reading

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Unwelcome Song

“If a man blesses his neighbor in a loud voice early in the morning, it will be counted to him as a curse.” Continue reading

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One out of Three

I like my sleep slow and deep,
drifting through the night
like white clouds in a high sky, Continue reading

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