Category Archives: faith

If Only . . .

Let us try to avoid Life’s “if only’s” Like If only I’d been kinder More empathetic Spent more time with friends Spent more time with family Appreciated those in my life Worked less Loved more Cared more Read more Rested … Continue reading

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For Her 22nd Birthday

Friday, snow Looking pretty Really, not kidding Saturday, snow Looking deep Very steep Saturday night Finally stops Snowy hilltops On every car Sunday, dig Going nowhere Nothing’s clear Monday, dig Now the kids Just need out So Monday night All … Continue reading

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Buried

When our loved ones die We must strive to bury Only their body, Not their memory. Write their stories down And pass them on. Share them with your friends And families Tell them about the gifts they’ve given: Their time … Continue reading

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Godly, Angelic Moments Thanksgiving Week

This week twas Thanksgiving Like most hospice chaplains, I was working Visiting my patients Spiritually supporting them and their families One of my favorite patients was going fast She knew she may not see me again And she said, “Thank … Continue reading

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Repairing the Soul

God gave us each a unique, beautiful soul-canvas To paint as we see fit We may choose to fill it with flowers, Sunbeams, moonshine, and stars Or with hate and jealousy The makings of soul-death. Let us work to be … Continue reading

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Seeing God

The things which have most meaning are the things we cannot see
Like God and love and empathy, so what does that really mean?
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