Tag Archives: promises

I forgive you, Mom

“I will never leave you, Mom.” “I know, Vandie.  You never have.” It wasn’t long after that exchange of promise and appreciation that my friend, Vandie’s mom, passed away. Funny how no matter how much you do – how much … Continue reading

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The message revealed in the lyrics

“Beneath this snowy mantle cold and clean The unborn grass lies waiting For its coat to turn to green The snowbird sings the song he always sings And speaks to me of flowers That will bloom again in spring” Read … Continue reading

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Through my window..

I rest.  I lay still.  And through my bedroom window –  I see. My body is exhausted, but my mind has been liberated. What chains and shackles bind us to the physical dimensions of what we see and what we … Continue reading

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