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What The Rose Knows

One year ago today I wrote about the lesson I learned from the beautiful peach rose at the end of our walkway. Today, the post, which I shared on my blog, showed up in my Facebook feed and I read my own words from exactly one year ago. 564 more words

Writing Life

Numbering Your Days

Reading:                                          Psalm 90

Verses 7-12

We are consumed by your anger
and terrified by your indignation.
You have set our iniquities before you,
our secret sins in the light of your presence.
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Life is Short

We are starting to get into more of a routine but I’ve still mucked it up quite badly. On Monday and Tuesday we returned to the Stone Arch Bridge and looked around the area more. 838 more words


The Mist of Life

I remember it like it was yesterday; sitting in the Band room of Hoggard High School on the last day of school in 1980, talking to Mike B.  504 more words



Breath by breath
Locked into time
Until hearts stop
Beats upon beat




I'm Not Alone


Did I stand on the edge
Of eternity, cautiously
Dipping one toe,

Testing the waters,
While you jumped in
With both feet?

What a puddle, this life, 41 more words


The Long and Short of It

I have a favorite watch. It’s a mechanical dive watch milled from a solid block of stainless steel. The considerable weight is a constant reminder of its presence. 1,389 more words