Archive | April, 2012

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Bloom Where You’re Planted Even in Adversity

She holds birds’ nests, spiders’ webs, and dew drops. She’s been moved, pruned, burned, and picked on. She’s been too hot, too cold, and wind blown. She’s grown up and grown old. Still she blooms. Adversity is hard At times it is difficult to stand tall, much less bloom. Withering and dying seem easier. What,…

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New Orleans

The Good Thing That Will Never End

Looking back through some of my writing from 2012 I found these words. I needed them again today. Maybe you need them, too. A week ago at this time I was strolling through the streets of New Orleans with Eric chatting about where we wanted to have lunch. I was keenly aware that the trip…

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