Monthly Archives: February 2012

PRECISELY

When I walked into the night I noticed the moon.   It was sliced in half — not the usual fuzzy cut but a cut that seemed made by a surgeon’s knife — calculated to fifty percent — no less … Continue reading

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HERE

There is little grandeur here — no mountains to impress — not even rolling hills.   There are speed bumps along the roads I walk — and interesting cracks in asphalt that imagination quite easily turns into etchings.   There … Continue reading

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AS DUSK BEGINS

In some waning afternoons I’m apt to sit and watch a shadow slowly creep across our lawn.   A nearby roof top slowly hides the falling sun and offers entertainment for the likes of me.   Eventually that shadow brings … Continue reading

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TO CARE FOR AND TO CHERISH

To be cared for is not the same as to be cherished and  he was cared for but  not cherished when he was a little one.   He did not discern this until recently when in conversation it dawned on … Continue reading

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WHEN THE MOMENT COMES

When the moment comes she said in a desultory way — and then went on to delineate the services provided.   When the moment comes was apparently how she was taught to discuss the MATTER  with her clients — the matter being … Continue reading

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MY WAY

Though I admire those folks who harness their spiritual quests with discipline — scheduling their talks with God for certain times of day and even those who weekly find  their needs to gather with those like-minded — and though such … Continue reading

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I MAY HAVE ROOM

My postlude has commenced I think. Yes, its name implies an ending.   Need I deny (for I am old) that portions of my postlude are spelled out each day.   It may be brief or lengthly depending on so … Continue reading

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A SATISFYING LIFE

There’s been a lot of talk about the rich, these days — about the fact  that  wealth should be more evenly distributed.   That sounds quite appealing to those of us who’ve never made enough to be impressive.   The … Continue reading

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A STRANGE FOG

It was a strange fog that played on the earth that morning — moving about though there was no wind — climbing trees and then falling away — moving skyward and disappearing. I could not discern a pattern of behavior … Continue reading

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THE LOST WORD

I had a word and lost it — on the tip of my tongue and it dissolved. Or did I drop it somewhere I can’t find it. It must be there somewhere just beyond my reach.   I get angry … Continue reading

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