Monthly Archives: April 2020

A Poem

Kindness by Naomi Shihab Nye Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things, feel the future dissolve in a moment like salt in a weakened broth. What you held in your hand, what you counted and carefully … Continue reading

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Always wished to share my own story

The Dumb Ugly Virus Bug I hate you dumb ugly virus bug called Covid-19! You make me mad. You make me scared. You make grown-ups talk loud on television. You make grown-ups talk sad in whispers. (That is not good!) … Continue reading

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Grandma, soldiers, and the magic spool

  Digging into boxes and drawers searching for fabrics tucked away… Wondering where that basket of inherited thread went… Dusting off the machine that hasn’t seen the light of day for how long? Who knew that old fashioned “homemakers” skill … Continue reading

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The Atonement of Jesus Christ

If a survey were taken of history’s most significant events, common answers might include the harnessing of fire, the discovery of America, the splitting of the atom, landing on the moon, or the invention of the computer. Each is a … Continue reading

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The day after

this is the forgotten day… tightly closed in houses. Raging storms darkened skies. Forced silence even the very earth seems to have stopped rotating Jesus Christ is dead! The LIGHT has left. Grief begs for               pause…                                                                      solitude … Continue reading

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Day 5 the night everyone slept…

Have you felt   alone   anger pain loss   desperate defeated deserving   nauseated manipulated humiliated   clumsy stupid judged   embarrassed abandoned betrayed   starved denied rejected   sad sick broken   cut taken from not good enough … Continue reading

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A cruel mockery–Day 4

The morning sun rises then sets. Time moves… the hour gets closer. People continue with their regular day– herding goats preparing food, scolding children, beating laundry gathering water… Inside the city walls crowds are bustling… Yet someplace there is a … Continue reading

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