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The Stringer of Pearls

During Pope Francis’s visit to the United States in September 2015, I was glued to my television. I found it inspirational to watch Pope Francis meet crowds wherever he went. 493 more words


Indirectly Holding Hands

She had her hands wrapped around the subway pole like a cup of coffee, her fingers interlaced on the far side. Her nails were long and had a nude colored paint on then except for her two ring fingers which had stripes on them. 70 more words


A Love that Beckons, Destroys, Transforms: Kahlil Gibran On Love

Language is not enough to describe the emotional, physical and spiritual dimensions that encompass this word we humans call “love.”  This last weekend, I had the privilege of hearing  829 more words


What makes the world go 'round. Blogtober 6th.

I was pounding the pavement behind him. The frail, old man was hobbling along so slowly that, as I got closer, I had to pull back on the pram. 371 more words


Playing with Periscope

As if twitter, facebook, g+, youtube, amazon, goodreads, pintrist, wordpress, and email weren’t enough I have been introduced to the world of live feeds. These aren’t like my silly Wacky Wednesday videos on youtube, okay maybe a bit, but there isn’t any margin for mistakes. 304 more words


A Growing Soul

Soft piano notes dance from my laptop’s speakers. I am listening to Ludovico Einaudi’s “Nuvole Bianche” (white clouds). The cells in my fingers celebrate as they type these words. 915 more words


The Homeless Shuffle

Tonight, I picked up some gelato (best ever) from Grom’s and walked down into the subway station at Columbus Circle. That’s where I saw the shuffling homeless man.  413 more words

Deep Thoughts By Tamra (more Swimming Pool Than Ocean Deep)