Notes from Mama’s Bible

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She wrote all sorts of notes in her bible, my mother did. Not just favorite verses, although there are those. But poems that spoke to her. Like this one: A kiss of the sun for pardon, A song of the birds for mirth. One is nearer God’s heart in a garden than anywhere else on [Read More...]

Reluctant Consumers

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Have you ever noticed that the dying are far more discerning about how they spend their time and money than the living? The dying are the most reluctant of all consumers. They can talk themselves out of buying most anything. They don’t feel a need for useless stuff. It’s health and comfort they seek. A [Read More...]

Crippled by Despair

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A new dawn is breaking outside the window of this stone house where I sit in an overstuffed chair, listening to birdsong. I have missed too many dawns in my lifetime. Work and children and a body tuckered by bouts of insomnia, or nightmares have kept me from the dawns. Or maybe it was just [Read More...]


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