It’s birthday time for Joe! who usually goes with the flow He’s laid back and kind…a reflective mind He’s very happy to mow Joe has a wife and four boys For years, his house was all noise… …the boys are now grown, Joe’s house is his own He now enjoys his own toys… […]
Recently, my husband came home from playing Bingo with my dad at the assisted living facility (ALF.) “That’s the funniest game of Bingo I’ve ever played in my life,” he chuckled as he handed me these… “Where’d you get these?” I asked. “They were prizes,” he said. “I won two games.” “A three-pack of Whoppers […]
Forty-two years ago I married my high school beau It’s been a wild ride, We’ve laughed and we’ve cried, we’ve never been rolling in dough 40+ years of “I do” Sometimes we didn’t – but knew our vow was our path It’s spiritual math… God makes one out of two The Air Force […]
As I write this, there is a small lizard watching me from the wall along the ceiling. It’s the third one I’ve found in the house this week. This current guy is scrawny and moving pretty slow. I hate to see them wither away in the house. They’re so much happier outside in the sunshine […]
Happy Birthday, Laura! At Robert E. Peary we met We didn’t know anyone yet We shared the name Baker It was a bond-maker That, and our time with the Vet We both were new kids on the block who shared a locker and lock We grew to be buds, who surveyed the studs, […]
My maternal grandmother, whom we called G.G., died when she was 93. As a family of faith, we knew G.G. was at peace in her eternal home. However, many of G.G.’s great grand kids were elementary school age when she passed, and my brother Phil was concerned that his young children might be traumatized […]
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Based on various teachings, things I’ve read over the years, and simply making mistakes (often the same ones) I wrote this essay about God because I need to read it often. Here’s why: 1. On bad days, I forget these truths. 2. I have a tendency to get spiritually lazy. 3. Sometimes, belief is just […]