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February 25, 2019

When I awakened this morning, I recalled a friend from church sharing her back exercises with me months and months ago. I’m not sure if it was a dream I’d caught by the tail or a piece of a memory.

But friends do that. They help each other.

Today I made a pot of coffee a...

February 18, 2019

The list from my church grows longer and longer. That’s where I see names of those to be prayed for in this tangled world with its troubles.

The list cannot capture all the struggles, but it’s a beginning: cancer victims, the grief-stricken, lost ones, the poor, the car...

February 11, 2019

No one calls it a reunion, but two brothers and a sister (with spouses) come together. They are in their seventies and still have one another.

Each one, aware anything can happen to any one of them. Two couples contend with the whizzing freeway world to get here and hid...

February 4, 2019

Beyond Me

(in memory of Karen Hayes)

Mindlessly scrolling,

a familiar photo pops up

with the death announcement

of the queen of

skinny poems.

Read it more than once.

This woman helped me

with a poem days ago.

How I want to share

with the world about

her sincerity, humility,

love of...

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