Category Archives: People

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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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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Green Girl

It’s swirling white on a sepia day and the season is still called autumn. Blustery plumes of flakes fall and winter has not yet come. I’m a displaced green girl just looking for a patch of sun.

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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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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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Night Nurture

I awoke in the night like a nursing babe. God whispered, “long for the pure milk of the Word.”  1 Peter 2:2 I puffed my pillow and drifted towards anxiety. God said, “who by being anxious can add one cubit … 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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