Monthly Archives: December 2015

Resolution

  This year I will peel back The layers of ego That hide me from myself. This year I will release All the fears and resentments That weigh me down And tie my wings. This year I will give my … Continue reading

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Grandmother’s Blessing

It did not feel much like Christmas this year. There was much sadness in my home and outside, no beautiful, sparkling blanket of snow. Christmas Eve day was overcast and foggy and warm enough to walk out in a tee … Continue reading

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Love Never Fails

I am a strong believer in signs.  I know that if you open your heart to it, Spirit will speak to you in all sorts of ways.  For me, a rose has always been a sign from a loved one … Continue reading

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Transitions

They lit the candle outside my Aunt’s room tonight. There was Christmas music from the CD player next to her bed and a blank journal for visitors to write in. After I left, they were changing the sheets from standard … Continue reading

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Vanquished

I lived for 21 years with a man who terrorized me; physically, mentally, emotionally. In the beginning, before we were married, he wasn’t like that. He wooed me and pretended he liked me the way I was. I was younger … Continue reading

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Look Up

Every day I ride the commuter train I see people being “productive ” with their train time.  They read the paper, check the news online, answer emails, make calls and work on their laptops.  I used to do that.  Now … Continue reading

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