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Tuning into the melody of the soul

I was good enough at doing the tap dance of the world –

I knew how to hustle and please and survive.

But the moment I sensed a more ethereal melody… 111 more words

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Job description

Writing poetry feels exactly like taking care of children.

Ideas keep running up to me

“Mom Mom, write me first”

I have to take a deep breath and tell everybody to… 14 more words

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The illuminated path

I may never know, whose prayers first lit

the path beneath my feet.

But I think the best thank you note

is to march on, 28 more words

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A reminder to believe in miracles

I’ll never understand how you stopped believing.

The sun is shining, and your shades are drawn tight.

Why are you curled up in a ball on the couch, 181 more words

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Mystical love story

The first encounter feels like a helium balloon of love,

floating us gently to new heights of peace and sweetness we’d never fathomed.

Sooner or later, 121 more words

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The problem with contemplative prayer

When we spend time in silence contemplating God’s powerful unconditional love for us, He pours the perfection of His Spirit into us. It’s a beautiful thing. 586 more words

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Making glory out of grief

Oh gluttonous grief, you don’t scare me.

I know your heaviness is just a wooly blanket

that can’t suffocate the essential part of me.

I’ll sleep through the sadness and prickly heat as long as it takes. 141 more words

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