A Summer of Freedom

On a warm summer evening two weeks ago, As it seemed the pandemic and illness continued to slow, I watched people file into the park with their chairs, Eager for music and mingling and return of the fairs. But even then lurking around the hedges, Was the threat of variants as Dr. Fauci alleges. WeContinue reading “A Summer of Freedom”

The Beauty of Spring

I had a few thoughts this week about what spring means this year. As a few green shoots appear in flower beds, along sidewalks, and near creeks, I feel hope bubbling in my soul. The same feeling emerged on the day I received my second COVID vaccine. We are not safe yet to resume ourContinue reading “The Beauty of Spring”

Connie’s Coffee Chat

I got up this morning and thought I looked fine, Then I put in my contacs and saw the decline Deep wrinkles and fine lines–though fewer of those, After a deep sigh–I just put on my clothes. What else can you do, when we’re all stuck inside, But pray for each other until this subsides.Continue reading “Connie’s Coffee Chat”