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NOLA

On a recent trip to New Orleans I was struck by the abiding sense of recovery. 12 years after Hurricane Katrina, so much is still left undone, yet hope and the spirits of those who love their city will not … Continue reading

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From Darkness To Light

“Against all odds, a seed rises from darkness and beautifies the universe.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo Look around our world and you’ll see the forces of life persisting and even thriving in some of the least logical or hospitable places. Like seeds … Continue reading

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In Memory of The Pulse Nightclub Victims

A repost from 1 year ago.* This poem was inspired by the recent Pulse Nightclub tragedy in Orlando, Florida, a town I grew up in and live near today. Like millions of others around the world I have so many … Continue reading

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Only Through 

I wrote this in my head on the way to work Friday morning, repeating the lines over and over aloud in hopes of not forgetting them. My purse, with phone inside, was in my trunk so I couldn’t get Siri … Continue reading

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Listen

  Peace and Love

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Just One Ounce

Just One Ounce To all who are journeying on broken bridges with uneven footing burnt and charred across tempestuous waters through raging choking flames with ghosts of yesterday’s despair screaming in their ears. Treacherous tides of self doubt nor cyclonic … Continue reading

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Eventide

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Anything Can Happen

One of my 6 year old granddaughter’s favorite board games is the time honored Candyland, specifically the Disney Princess version.  She often insists on playing 2 princesses at once in order to up her odds of winning, but honestly, neither of us are … Continue reading

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We Have The Key

“The chains of the world exist nowhere but within you.  Protect yourself from your own tricks, and the demon itself will give up the battle for lack of allies.”  Faouzi Skali The above quote was waiting as I turned to today’s … Continue reading

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