Category Archives: Poetry

Lessons from my Cat

The time came last week for us to euthanize our 17 year-old cat, Rusty. His kidneys had failed and his bladder ruptured. We did not wish to prolong his agony. It was a very hard decision for Paul and me, … Continue reading

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The Power of Prayer & Meditation

It was 5:30 a.m. on the morning of Paul’s surgery when our two sons knocked on the door to come say morning prayers with him. The dark of night still lingered as they lit the room with their voices.

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Permission – A Poem

A few months ago I participated in a meditation retreat. After a long period of silence we were allowed to share whatever was on our mind. I wrote this poem from a place of inspiration after listening to a woman … Continue reading

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