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What is Advent?

What is Advent? I have been a Roman Catholic my entire life. I am now 42 and just learned what Advent is. As a child, I saw the colored candles in church, noticed the priests wore different colored vestments (robes) … Continue reading

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Respect is a Gift

Respect is a gift Given and received It is seldom demanded these days You agree? The emphasis On etiquette, human dignity Is Misplaced, dismissed A free pass Not seen I will not sit quietly And be subject to malice I … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye, Friend’s Death Too Early

I wrote this poem for my friend who passed away from cancer. He was a father, a husband and a friend. ¬†Clearly too young to leave this earth. We will miss him. Saying Goodbye Silence Breathing softly Slightly sobbing Processing … Continue reading

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Behind These Eyes, Newtown Tragedy

I watched “Frontline” on PBS tonight. The story was about Adam Lanza, the murderer, who after killing his mother, proceeded to shoot and kill 20 children and 6 adults at the Sandy Hook School. After watching the show these words … Continue reading

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When I was a Girl, Poem

When I was a girl, My world was so small. Every day brought new lessons, I carry with me now. When I was a girl, I had dreams of grandiosity. None would stop me from achievement. Nor steer my path … Continue reading

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