Category Archives: Family

Nothing Less

I had a dream that you were mad, like years ago mad. Anger oozed from your pores and pooled around me. My tears fell into your anger pool. God embraced my heart and helped me understand love. Love can overcome … Continue reading

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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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Faith To Soar

If I had some measure of faith I would rise up and soar, stepping off at your door when it pleased me. I may have faith for the leap but not the flight. Could I keep our Lord in my … Continue reading

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Buddy

When you have a buddy to share joys and fears, belly laughs and tears, encouragement and gain, heartfelt loss and pain, and a desire to edify in all things everlasting and true, God has blessed you.

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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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America’s Veterans

Comrades of service bound to protect have made honorable sacrifices too great to neglect. Countless Americans devoted to give their lives to preserve the freedoms with which we live. Our men and women assigned to precarious places have born witness … Continue reading

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