Category Archives: gift of life

Never Give Up

Life is full of twists and turns Sometimes it makes our soul feel burned But we must never ever give up Because we each have the absolutely right stuff To unravel all those twists and turns To cool the rope … Continue reading

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We Are the Strugglers

We, the Israelites, are the world’s most ancient “strugglers.” Before our return to Eretz Yisrael (Israel) during the time of Moses, We were enslaved Our sons drowned in the Nile After our return to our homeland We lived there a … Continue reading

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Haunted

Religion is not supposed to haunt us Or Make us Fear life Or Fear love Or Fear living fully and loving deeply. It is supposed to show us the way To the Creator Through paths of peace Learning kindness, Teaching … Continue reading

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That Final Journey “Home”

This past year as a hospice chaplain I’ve discovered a pattern In my hospice patients: So many discuss trips For which they’re preparing In dreams they have before that final journey One talked about having to set sail . . … Continue reading

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Remembering Mama

Today would have been Mama’s birthday. Next month will be 4 years since I hugged her for the last time That hug was different Because it was the last Because I couldn’t stop crying Because I couldn’t imagine life without her … Continue reading

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Full Circle

As babies, we know nothing of the world but the people around us. As youth, we expand and discover the world beyond our families. As adults, we work hard to build the world and make it our home. As seniors, … Continue reading

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