Monthly Archives: July 2015

Too Soon

Children help us realize how life happens all too soon. From their first word To their first step It seems to happen all too soon Their first day in kindergarten Their last day in high school It happened all too … Continue reading

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Feeling God

I feel God in every hospice visit In the family’s grief In the patient’s smile In the courage of those present (S)He is there Comforting the sick Supporting the grief-stricken Providing forever memories Reminding us that death of the body … Continue reading

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Sugary Kisses

Give a kiss a day to the one you love Let them give one back with a great big hug Allow its sweetness to carry you through Everything you say and do And even the mean people won’t seem as … Continue reading

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Teachings of Hospice

I see families who hate families who love families who support one another and families who tear one another down And I pray for them all for those who don’t know love to find it for those who know love … Continue reading

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A Chasm of Darkness

A chasm of darkness has enveloped our land As America allies itself with the terrorist nation: Iran A regime whose leaders have stated that Destroying Israel is NOT NEGOTIABLE, yet We Americans sit back and watch it all Doing nothing … Continue reading

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Morning Walk

The sun, it just begins to rise The skies, they open up their eyes To the birds’ sweet melody And the dewy peonies The rabbits, they come out to eat The deer, they romp about, so sweet But when the … Continue reading

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Green

Green is the dragonfly, as magnificent as cat’s eyes Green is the toad, hopping coolly down the road Green is the Parakeet, so noisy yet neat Green is life and growth, like the Plain-capped Starthroat Green is harmony and healing, … Continue reading

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Bubblegum Magic

Bubblegum’s amazing So pink and soft and chewy When I blow those bubbles And watch that pink glob grow For some reason I know not Childhood memories rush on in Home-baked cookies, bike rides, toys and happy days Mom giving … Continue reading

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The Icing on the Cake

The icing on the cake is sometimes a show-stopper But it’s the cake underneath that makes the taste buds rocker So dig in nice and slowly, one bite at a time And get to know the piquant, sometimes surprisingly sublime … Continue reading

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Good Health

Good health is a priceless commodity. Can’t sell it. Can’t give it away. So if you’ve got it, Be happy For you are┬áPriceless Chaplain Tamar 7.11.15

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