Monthly Archives: July 2014

Finding Light in the Dark

Looking around when your life is possibly at its darkestIs maybe not the most popular advice.What can happen is you might see the shape of something useful. There in the shadows,under the debris,behind the stacked boxes.Go on, stumble around. There’s nothing … Continue reading

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Work in the Wind

   

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My Mennonite in the Desert

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Life in a Stage

My mind’s eyeIs a theatre stagevelvet drawn curtainsyellow dim lights shoes that clop, clop, clop across the waxy floor  act one with no music, no sound, no choreographythey bump into each other no words to speak no applause to appease the smell of ripe … Continue reading

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In the Still

Just be still. Just lie there. Think of nothing. Ignore the thumping of the earth, can I? Tune out the cries of my history. Calm the pounding that courses through my bones. Sent from where? By who? But why? Why … Continue reading

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Breakfast on the Bed

The daily grind in my house, in my life is that I am somehow in charge of what I eat and what others eat.  Four of our five children have grown and gone.  I am no longer making meals that … Continue reading

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Letting Go

That moment you realize you went and let go. You didn’t anticipate it, You didn’t fret. That thing that occupied a pit in your gut for so long, That thing you couldn’t imagine leaving behind. That thing you thought you … Continue reading

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