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Re-digging Wells

Genesis 26:15(Now the Philistines had stopped and filled with earth all the wells that his father’s servants had dug in the days of Abraham his father.) 591 more words

The Healing Touch of Animals

I live in a large city fraught with homelessness. Many years ago, when I first moved to Portland, Oregon, those living in destitute conditions stationed themselves along one main street called Burnside. 500 more words

Mental Illness

BEWARE and BE AWARE

In these days, there are many who go door to door in neighbourhoods, giving out false “religious” information. Some are in various malls, or just outside the doors, attempting to persuade people that the words they speak, and the pamphlets they attempt to give out are truth. 395 more words

NAOMI-MARI*

It is so cold.  With a heart for the hurting, I am re-posting from April, 2015.

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She seemed like a misfit in that room of misfits—clean and well groomed in decent clothing, almost regal, tall, thin, with beautiful gray hair arranged neatly in a coiled bun on top of her head. 532 more words

SOMEONE TO CATCH

I used to work in Pacific Heights, in San Francisco, a wealthier part of SF at the hospital there. I taught Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) to priests and ministers who wanted to become Chaplains or who needed to take CPE as a requirement for their ordination. 637 more words

Poetry

Time for Plan B, concluded

Early morning in Splott High Street, and Gethyn was taking Toto for his walk. What breed of dog Toto might be and why he was called Toto, Gethyn didn’t know. 1,258 more words

Own Fiction

Autumn in My Old Neighbourhood

When I was living in the center, all I dreamt of was moving to a neighbourhood: East, West – I liked both just as much. 250 more words

Amsterdam