Midnight Conversation

Soul was asleep. Heart reached up and tapped on Brain. ::Tap tap tap:: "You didn't forget, did you?" Brain looked down. "No. Of course I didn't forget. What do you think I am? Stupid? I couldn't forget if I tried." Heart listened while Brain elaborated. "She keeps recalling it with a start during her waking …

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Key

For you, The porch light glows The door, unlocked. Well, not unlocked, But say the word, And you will have a key Because you do have a key To more than just A door. Calm Quiet Articulate Sarcastic Poetic Self-assured Hard as steel Soft as down Resolve like none I’ve ever seen In anyone But …

The reality of Willoughby in this century.

I think about Marianne, from Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility. I consider her passion for love. I consider her words, her actions, and the situation in which she found herself, having wealth and property one day, and being reduced to poverty the next - in her adult life. Losing her father as well as her …

Our Vote Is Not Determined By Our Candidate’s Skin Color.

I dislike the terms “the black vote” “the woman’s vote” the latino vote” - as if we are the Borg from Star Trek - just a mindless hive of beings connected to one another by some invisible wavelength of thought that directs our movements, our thoughts, and our behaviors. I’m a woman - I am …

Walls and other topics in the Bible…

Here and there in FB land I see references made to the Bible and God's generosity and mercy toward mankind. The stories shared are often designed to communicate that our nation and president are cold-hearted toward the influx of humanity that has lately arrived at the border. Nothing could be further from the truth. Our …

The friendship marriage – It exists.

I met a couple Wednesday evening who restored my hope in the possibility of enjoying a loving friendship in the bonds of marriage. I WRITE about marriage and love and all of that, And if anyone asked me if I could be again, married - I now say yes. But that doesn’t mean I envision …