Blogging Retreat

A retreat centresomewhere beneath open air, amongstboughs of birchesand sturdy oaks. It will be a feast of mindseach new acquaintancea delicacy of delighteach interactionlaced with verbal spice Some will performothers peddle their warescameras clickingand stories being told A weekend to fill our heartsour minds, our souls,and then we’ll partstill hungry for more and meet again […]

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Cancer. Support.

Cancer. The fear reverberates, ping-pongs through our community – seniors with hope, fresh start desire after years of toil, children, woes we congregate, create – new family, future, plans rise yet, we know, existence is unpredictable, key in another’s hands – God drives, we follow, fulfill, crave redemption, or at the very least, a few […]

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In Communion Prevails

Confront intrusion head on, but know that it comes with a single focus, and not from the sleep of complacency. Investigate when it awakens you, but be aware that armed with the element of surprise it will overcome you, tie you up in knots, render you helpless, oppressed, mute; the vulnerability you fight to protect, […]

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The River

There’s a river runs between us, you and I. Our thoughts, like tears, are liquid carried effortlessly by the current. But you and I, we stand on the banks, oblivious; ignoring the connection, proudly touting our individualism. Still the river flows, and all you’ve suffered, and all I’ve suffered, or dreamed, or imagined, or hoped, […]

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Day 167 “We are one”

My first journal was a flip-the-page, week-at-a-glance calendar that my father gave me when I visited his office.  I kept it hidden under my mattress and wrote while huddled in my safe spot, between my bed and the wall.  I must have been six or seven because the sentences are very basic and I hadn’t […]

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