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The visible and the in-

The prompt “The visible and the in-” by Marge Piercy makes me think of the notes I wrote in January in preparation for posting something on the Farther Along blog. 683 more words



                       do you ever wonder how we can find our way back to praise when life has yielded a gutting loss ?                                                                                                               when we are left empty-handed and fear and despair are pulling hard on our shirt tails. 541 more words


Lately, I’ve been thinking about the difference in the person I was before Jason died and the person I became after he died. There’s no doubt that I am a different person now. 1,274 more words

Death Of A Child


I am not the guy who sleeps with his phone so the simple fact that I looked at Facebook soon after rising on April twentieth is odd; but I did. 2,343 more words


Longwood Gardens

I haven’t known Gini long. She came to me when her son died. Gini’s brother is a longtime friend of mine and he sent her my book, … 727 more words

For Jonathan - "To Where You Are"

On April 28, 2001, my best friend Becky got the phone call that no parent ever wants to get – her oldest son, Jonathan, had been killed in a car wreck. 44 more words


In the Garden

Sprout in the garden, little sprig of green, ripe with the promise of tantalizing dreams.

Petals drenched with sunshine, roots encouraged by rain, shy searching tendrils that keep life sustained. 48 more words