Tag Archives: Love

Aging Gracefully

I recently had a conversation with Grace. Though nearing her 70th birthday, you would never know it by looking at her. During our discussion, it was clear she was struggling. I am nowhere near the cusp of life’s seventh decade, though … Continue reading

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Realize Your True Purpose

There is a deep knowing within each of us – a place where true fulfillment and purpose lives. It is that persistent whisper that continues to gently nudge us. We know we will not be content until we pay attention. … Continue reading

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Only Love Can Do That

A great leader of our past spoke volumes about people and resolving the conflicts inherent in the human condition. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” ~ … Continue reading

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2014 – A Snapshot

Greetings, Friends ~ 2014 is standing near its exit. In keeping with my longstanding tradition, I am pondering all the many great things and people around me. My life has changed so much, I scarcely recognize it. That is a … Continue reading

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Perfectly Imperfect

Greetings, Friends ~ There are times in our lives that can only be described as moments. Those moments can seem few and far between but they breath life into the mundane of day-to-day. As we move forward we each leave … Continue reading

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Melva, At DMV

Greetings, Friends ~ While waiting at DMV some years ago, I noticed a woman waiting to be called to the counter. Her very presence told a story, so I wrote a poem about her for a 2002 Writer’s Market short … Continue reading

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Do The Right Thing

Greetings, Friends ~ The wise among us know that doing the right thing is always the right thing to do. We also know that if someone needs help, we set aside our personal opinions about how that person got in … Continue reading

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Just Beyond the Tree Line

Greetings, Friends ~ Few things in life give me greater joy than sitting outside in the morning hours, writing. The air is clean, birds are singing and life on this planet is gifted another fresh start. Writing is good at … Continue reading

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