Time for a change

Posted by in in progress, letters, proposals, when people are people

I think I’ve complained enough to last me the rest of my life. I think I should just find things to be grateful about whenever I get the urge to whine and grumble. So here goes. To the people who work behind the scenes Who stay up all night to finish the paperwork Who come up with ideas for other people Who makes us look good Who miss time with their families Who work sick Who get yelled at Who take the blame, but never get the credit You guys…read more

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Our little River

Posted by in in house, letters

Our littlest baby girl You are a wonder What makes you smile in your sleep? Just how big is the world for you in your cradle and in your mommy’s embrace? Do you remember where you came from before you got here? Our little River Our small wonder    

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thoughts for an old-new friend on the last day of the year

Posted by in letters, personally speaking

I’ve been thinking about what you said– about how you want things the way they were before between you and God.  And I’m telling you that you can’t get it back anymore, rather, you get something new. I don’t know if I explained myself all that well, but here’s more of what I have to say about that. In the Bible, God said, “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I…read more

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caution: work in progress (an open letter to an old friend)

Posted by in letters, when people are people

dear Melissa, I don’t know if you still remember me, but we used to be classmates in fifth grade. I was the new kid in class and I didn’t know who to talk to. I stuck out like a sore thumb in my pink shirt and jeans outfit. My oversize glasses seemed like a good idea back then. Looking at my pictures now, it wasn’t. Your smile was the first direct acknowledgment of my presence in that strange classroom. You motioned me to the empty seat beside you and introduced…read more

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