Category Archives: Aging

Upside Down

There are moments that turn upside down, but the sand pours in either direction so go with the flow. robin, 2014      

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Sleep

Sleep, remembering the love shared with many dear ones gone before. Sleep, after the countless hours you have given all you had. Sleep, after the nurture you’ve delivered in the world. Sleep, from investing yourself so you would have to … Continue reading

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Settle Into Peace

Keep me settled. Here I stand in The Lord, beloved. My grip opens and the sum of my fear is carried off on thanksgiving’s wings. Thanksgiving for boundless grace, for sanctification amidst unrighteousness, for favor, despite sin dwelling inside. Now … Continue reading

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The Deep Well

The source of our deepest joys, the kindle for our raw happy emotions, can be the source of enormous tragedy. Some have pondered walling up, fortifying the heart against incursion. That prospect is isolated madness. Some say the emotion is … Continue reading

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Homeopathic

Not a cure, but good for the soul, to step out of the man-made and into the woods.

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Twenty Eight Candles

  Twenty eight years ago today, on a Wednesday, I birthed my son. I swaddled and cuddled him until that boy wiggled free. I only knew how to love him, not so much to catch him. Twenty-eight years of loving … Continue reading

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Reach Further

If you set your sights on the future, make sure they reach to everlasting because you may not know tomorrow. robin Seeley, 2013

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