Category Archives: Hope

I Am…the dew

I Am…the dew I am healthy, I am whole, I am rain, I am snow, And hail and sleet and waves; I am the dew upon your lash, And I am here. And if and when comes the time, Let … Continue reading

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About Feeling Tired: The Power of Sleep

  ABOUT FEELING TIRED   The Power of Sleep   Do you sometimes feel fatigued from your care-giving duties? Of course you do. We all do. Even during our ordinary working lives we burn too much of the candle and … Continue reading

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Chasing a Butterfly Book Signing

Chasing a Butterfly Book Signing I Remember I remember the good times When every season was summer Because I was with you I remember excitement How my pulse coursed so hot Because I was with you I remember bad times … Continue reading

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One Perfect Moment

  One Perfect Moment A Guest Blog by Serena Sinclair, a wonderful writer at  https://serenasinclair.wordpress.com/. Serena took up the challenge and wrote an alphabet blog,  mostly chronicling the family struggle with her mother’s  Alzheimer’s.  Today’s blog is P is for Picture … Continue reading

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My Jesus Poems

    My Jesus Poems Apparently written in Istanbul, Dec 1963 In a letter forwarded by little sister Marjorie, Feb, 2013 I Stood Where Jesus Stood I stood where Christ stood, I sat within His cell; And at the Garden … Continue reading

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To the Copts: A String Poem

TO THE COPTS: A STRING POEM This being Easter and only a few short days since terrorists bombed two Coptic churches in Egypt, I want to share an experience I had there many years ago. It speaks of brotherhood and … Continue reading

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Whiskey Jack, Whiskey Jack

  To The Whiskey Jack Eight years old in northern Sask and chopping wood, My axe is poised o’erhead to split a block, Weasel pops his head outside the pile of wood, I wield the axe, add kindling to the … Continue reading

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