The Night Will Hold You

(This picture was taken by my husband – the night sky over the corn field  across the street from us – isn’t he amazing?)  When the grief you carry  wears your face into a thousand  heavy lines, when the sadness  feels like a...

When Speaking Life Requires Silence

I met Kimberly Ann Coyle though an online (in) courage discussion group for writers.  She and a host of other writers are in the long haul of blogging for 31 days straight through the month of October.  Every blogger chooses a topic of focus and digs...

To Mend a Broken Heart

Flowers help, cut or wild blooms of vibrant hue, also time rolled out in long stretches like bolts of cloth. Air is essential, as well as stories that name in some way the sharp corners of your pain. You will want to lay down on the floor, to feel something solid...

To Love What is Passing

I watch the sunrise each morning.  Reading, writing, I pause to turn toward the window.  At first all is black, night’s heavy velvet stretched.  With every glance the scene changes, like clicking through slides in a view finder.  Fog shifts, blue...
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